- Key messages
The Emergency Response Fund (ERF) is likely to be the first pooled funding source to respond to this crisis with US$2.6 million available. The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) has also set aside funding of US$2 million to respond to recurrent seasonal flooding.
Denmark has released US$74,000 for the response to the flash flooding in the northern provinces.
Some domestic and diaspora resources have been mobilised.
Within the current 2014 UN appeal (Strategic Response Plan) of US$406 million for Afghanistan, there is a budget of US$133 million to respond to natural disasters.
There has been no Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) allocation in 2014.
US$227 million has been reported as disbursed to Afghanistan so far in 2014. A geographic breakdown of this funding is not currently possible.