Afghanistan: Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) Weekly Summary Report 22 - 27 February 2013

Situation Report
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Incidents Update:

During the reporting period six natural disaster incidents were reported.

Central Region:

  • Kabul Province: On the 26th of February, as per report by ANDMA, heavy rainfall affected around ten families in Kabul city and another 15 families in Surobi district, Tapa Dowom-Tapa Payen village.
    Three deaths and one injury were also reported in Dehmazang of Kabul City. On the 26th of February, the assessment team comprised of IOM, ANDMA, CARE, and District 3 Municipality, identified six families in need of assistance and confirmed the reported deaths and injury. The main needs of the affected families were household items, winter warm clothing, emergency shelter, and food items. IOM will provide NFIs and emergency shelter after coordination with its partners.

Central Highland Region:

  • Ghor-Lal Wa Sarejangal Province: As reported by Lal wa Sarejangal district’s governor on the 17th of February, two additional families were affected by harsh winter in Lal wa Sarjangal, Sar Qawala village of. Two deaths (six and ten days old infants), due to pneumonia and high vulnerability of the families in the cold weather, were confirmed by DoPH. An initial assessment, conducted by ACF-Ghor, ARCS, ANDMA, DoPH and the Office of the DG, recommended the families forNFIs, warm clothing, and food items. IOM provided warm clothing, blankets, and family revitalization kits to both families on the 25 th of February.