Disasters

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Affected countries: Afghanistan
On 25 January, heavy snowfall and freezing weather has killed 27 children in a remote district of northern Afghanistan. (RFE, 26 Jan 2017) A large number of avalanche, snowfall and rain-related disasters were reported around Afghanistan between 4-7 February, with 22 out of 34 provinces reported…
Affected countries: Pakistan
Continuous heavy rains and record-breaking snow fall have caused widespread flooding across three districts in Balochistan, from 17 to 22 January 2017. The government declared an emergency in the most impacted districts and demanded assistance for roughly 60,000 affected people in the province. On…
Affected countries: Afghanistan
As 5 Apr 2015, an estimated 8,827 families had been affected by floods, rain, heavy snow and avalanches in 137 districts in 24 provinces since 1 Feb. A total of 291 people were killed and 96 people were injured. 1,454 houses were completely destroyed and 7,119 houses were damaged. (OCHA, 5 Apr…
Affected countries: Tajikistan
Tajikistan has been experiencing its harshest winter in 50 years with unusually low temperatures and heavy snowfall. More than 155 natural disasters in the form of floods, earthquakes and avalanches were registered between February and April 2012, affecting more than 5,500 people. (IFRC, 10 April…
Affected countries: Afghanistan
Starting in January 2012, Afghanistan experienced its most severe winter in 15 years, characterized by above-average snowfall and temperatures descending to -18 degrees Celsius in some areas. 43 people died and 65 were injured as a result of avalanches and extreme cold temperatures in 10 districts…
Affected countries: Pakistan
An avalanche hit villages in Qandia valley - including the Bagroo Dara, Seri and Gatloo areas - in the Kohistan District of the North-West Frontier Province on 16 February 2010. According to local resident accounts, more than 120 deaths were reported, while 220 houses comprising of approximately…
Affected countries: India