Afghanistan: Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) Weekly Summary Report 28 February 2013 – 6 March 2013
During the reporting period seven natural disaster incidents were reported.
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 provided winter warm clothing and blankets while CARE provided tents to all six families on the 28th of February. Further, additional 15 families were identified in Surobi district by joint assessment team (IOM, ANDMA, district government representatives). Their main needs were NFIs, emergency shelter and food items. IOM will provide family revitalisation and emergency shelter kits to all the families.
• Parwan Province: On the 27th of February, as per report by Parwan ANDMA, heavy snowfall affected around 135 families in seven districts (Chaharikar, Sia Gird, Salang, Jabal Siraj, Sayed Khel, Shinwari, Surkhi Parsa). On the 3 rd of March, the assessment team comprised of IOM, ANDMA, CARE, AREA/WFP, RRD, DoAIL, district government representatives initiated an assessment which continued till the 5 th of March. The team identified 140 families in need of immediate assistance, six deaths and nine injuries were also confirmed during the assessment. The main needs of the affected families were winter warm clothing, emergency shelter, and food items. IOM is in the process of coordinating the response with its partners and will soon deliver the needed relief items to this affected population.