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    ARCS to build homes for landslide survivors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) on Wednesday announced it would build 100 homes for the Argo landslide survivors in northeastern Badakhshan province.

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    ANDMA official accused of misusing aid

    SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) director for northern Jawzjan province was on Wednesday accused of embezzling aid for floods-affected residents.

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    Govt doing little to assist us: landslide victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Victims of Friday’s massive landslide in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province on Tuesday complained they had been delivered insufficient aid despite the passage of five days.

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    Survivors: We want corpses, not food

    FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The government has stopped digging and rescue efforts to look for hundreds of people believed died after a massive mudslide buried their houses in northeastern Badakhshan province, but their relatives continued searching for the bodies on Monday.

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    Ban saddened by loss of life in landslide

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the loss of life as a result of the landslide in northeastern Badakhshan province, a statement said on Monday.

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    Photograph at Argo mass grave sparks anger

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghans are angry at officials who posed for a photo with smiling faces on a red carpet near the mass grave for victims of a massive mudslide in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province.

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    EU stresses aid to landslide survivors

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The European Union ambassador visited the devastated Ab Barik village in Badakhshan province, paying respects to the victims and their families and attending a condolence ceremony.

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    Ghor floods kill 3, wash away houses

    FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rain, floods killed three people and washed away 150 houses in western Ghor province, an official said on Monday.

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    Obama offers assistance for landslide victims

    WASHINGTON (PAN): US President Barack Obama on Sunday called his Afghan counterpart to express condolences over loss of life in the May 2 landslide in the northeastern province of Badakhshan, the White House said. 

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    Drive launched to collect donations for victms

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Relief camps were established through the country on Sunday to collect donations for the victims of a massive landslide in the Argo district of northeastern Badakhshan province.