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11 Nov 2018 description

Natural Disasters Update: Drought IDP Overview:

Herat:

Following verification, profiling and mapping by DRC, NRC, UNHCR and IOM in designated settlements and on-going response so far; following is the updated figure of the displaced families in 10 settlements;

• 21,086 families verified in 10 settlements

• 9,103 families have received NFIs and 3,111 families have received emergency shelter from IOM, UNHCR, IFRC, DRC, IRC and NRC

02 Nov 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Drought internally displaces an estimated 253,600 people as of September 30

• Some drought-affected households likely to experience IPC 4 levels of acute food insecurity by January

• Conflict, strained capacity hinder humanitarian response efforts

Key Developments

23 Sep 2018 description

Kabul, Afghanistan - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) contributed approximately $44 million to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to support the provision of critical food assistance to people affected by drought in Afghanistan. Afghanistan is currently facing the worst drought in decades, affecting 20 of the country's 34 provinces.

12 Aug 2018 description

Weekly Highlights 01 August to 07 August 2018

Natural Disasters Update:

Drought IDP Overview in Herat:

12 Aug 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 July to 31 July 2018

  • 7 provinces affected by flood, Landslide, Heavy rainfall and drought

  • 11 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly affecting 547 families

  • 12 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

  • 1,039 families (7,273 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

02 Aug 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 July to 24 July 2018

  • 7 provinces affected by flood, Landslide, Heavy rainfall and drought

  • 7 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly affecting 511 families

  • 12 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

  • 926 families (6,482 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

18 Jul 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 July to 17 July 2018

  • 5 provinces affected by flood, Landslide, Heavy rainfall and drought

  • 06 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly affecting 503 families

  • 11 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

  • 199 families (1,393 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

11 Jul 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 July to 10 July 2018

  • 3 provinces affected by flood, Landslide, Heavy Rainfall and dry spell

  • 4 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly affecting 222 families

  • 47 families (348 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

  • 8 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

Natural Disasters Update:

Bamyan:

09 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 380,000 undocumented Afghans return from Iran and Pakistan

  • Drought conditions in Badghis, Ghor, and Herat affected more than 22,400 people from January to mid-June

  • USG provides more than $76 million in FY 2018 assistance to respond to acute needs across Afghanistan

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

04 Jul 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 Jun to 30 Jun 2018

  • 3 provinces affected by flood, river bank erosion and dry spell

  • 4 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly affecting 222 families

  • 7 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

  • 326 families (2,282 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

  • IOM distributed relief assistance to 143 families (1,001 individuals) affected by river bank erosion

28 Jun 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 Jun to 26 Jun 2018

• 3 provinces affected by flood, river bank erosion and dry spell

• 4 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly affecting 222 families

• 7 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

• 326 families (2,282 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

• IOM distributed relief assistance to 143 families (1,001 individuals) affected by river bank erosion

14 Jun 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for June: 01 Jun to 12 Jun 2018

• 3 provinces affected by flood, river bank erosion and dry spell

• 3 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly 215 families were affected

• 7 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

• So far; 304 families (2,128 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

• IOM distributed relief assistance to 143 families (1,001 individuals) affected by river bank erosion

10 Jun 2018 description

Natural Disaster Monthly Highlights for May: 01 May to 31 May 2018

• 20 provinces affected by flood, earthquake, landslide and dry spell

• 30 natural disaster incidents recorded, reportedly over 8,000 families were affected

• 138 joint rapid assessments conducted by IOM, ANDMA and other partners

• So far; 6,757 families (46,947 individuals) verified in need of humanitarian assistance (NFI, ES and food items)

05 Jun 2018 description

SITUATION

  • More than three decades of war, sustained flows of returnees, civil unrest, insurgent activity and recurring natural disasters have contributed to chronic humanitarian need in Afghanistan. As of early June, nearly 117,000 people are internally displaced due to conflict, more than 326,200 undocumented Afghans have returned from Iran and Pakistan, and approximately 10,000 people have migrated due to drought in 2018, according to the UN.