Afghanistan: Humanitarian Weekly Report (15 - 22 May 2014)
Reporting Period: 15 to 22 May 2014
Submission Date: 22 May 2014
Incidents Update: During the reporting period, six new natural disaster incidents were reported
Balkh Province: A second wave of flash floods on 18 May affected thirteen families (ten houses destroyed and three houses damaged) in Chochman, Qobadian and Aqshaikh villages of Khulm district. In addition the flood affected 110 jeribs of agricultural land in Charmgari, Haji Rustam, Chochman, Qobadian and Aqshaikh villages. A joint assessment team comprised of IOM, SCI, PIN, WFP, ANDMA and DoRR visited the area on 19 May. IOM assisted the families with the provision of family, blanket and solar lighting modules, CARE provided women’s sanitary and hygiene kits, Save the Children provided shelter kits, children’s clothing and shoes, UNHCR will provide tents and WFP will cover food needs.