Afghanistan

Afghanistan Flash Floods Situation Report No. 2 as of 22:00h (local time) on 28 April 2014

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• 10 provinces affected by flash floods, following heavy rain on 24 April.

• 132 Afghans reported as killed by provincial sources, these numbers remain subject to verification.

• More than 39,000 Afghans have been affected by the floods to date and are in need of assistance; almost 16,000 of these have been displaced.

• Across the provinces flood waters have destroyed homes, public infrastructure and roads. Thousands of hectares of agricultural land have been destroyed.

• The most recent assessments indicate Jawzjan province as the most severely impacted with over 27,000 people affected.

• Immediate humanitarian needs are for emergency shelter, NFIs, food and clean water.

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