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Samangan rockslide victims receive assistance

Samangan rockslide victims receive assistance

Jan 18, 2020 - 14:31

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Around 120 families displaced by a rock-sliding in northern Samangan province received food and non-food items in assistance on Saturday.

At least 120 houses were damaged as a result of the sliding in Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of the province last week

Natural Disaster Management Authority Director Sibghatullah Sias told Pajhwok Afghan News the mountain near a coalmine in Dahana Tor area had slipped about 150 metres.

Ahmad Ali Hussinai, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that each affected family was given 50 kilograms of flour, 10 litters of ghee and two blankets.

He said a delegation had been appointed to assess losses for further assistance to the affected families.




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