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    Takhar governor seeks aid for flood-hit families

    TALOQAN (Pajhwok): A child was among two people killed and three others were injured and hundreds of homes washed away in flash floods in northeaster Takhar province, the governor said on Thursday.

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    Etisalat provides aid to Badakhshan victims

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Etisalat on Thursday expressed its deepest condolences over the recent landslide incident in the Argo district of Badakhshan province and shared the grief of the families who lost their homes and loved ones.

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    Aid collected for landslide, flood victims

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): About 275,000 afghanis and clothing have been collected in northern Balkh province for families affected by a devastating landslide and floods, officials said on Thursday.  

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    Fuel tanker blast leaves 15 shops gutted

    CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Fifteen shops were torched when a NATO fuel tanker was blown up in the Bagram district of central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

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    Floods kill 3, wash away dozens of houses

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Triggered by torrential rains, floods killed three people and washed away hundreds of houses in Baghlan, Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on Thursday, officials said.

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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.