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More than 150 killed, 200 injured in flash floods

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Aug 27, 2020 - 15:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 151 people, including women and children, have been killed and 200 others wounded in rain-induced flash floods in different parts of the country, the State Ministry of Natural Disaster Management said on Thursday. Mohammad...
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Over a dozen killed in Kapisa & Panjsher floods

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Aug 27, 2020 - 13:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 15 people, including women and children, have been killed and 13 others wounded in flash floods in central Kapisa and Panjsher provinces, officials said on Thursday. Kapisa police spokesman Abdul Shariq Shurish told Pajhwok...
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Floods to threaten 7m Afghans this year: Ministry

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Apr 22, 2020 - 16:53
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Natural Disaster Management Ministry says forecasts show seven million people will be affected by rains and floods this year in 25 provinces. Tamim Azimi, the ministry spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News on Wednesday that they...
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6 killed, 457 homes damaged in countrywide floods

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May 25, 2019 - 17:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least six people have been killed and another 13 wounded as a result of flash floods that destroyed 457 residential homes throughout the country, an official said on Saturday. Mohammad Tamim Azemi, Natural Disasters Management...
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Children among 10 killed in Herat flash floods

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May 23, 2019 - 10:00
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): At least 10 people, including three children, have been killed as a result of flash floods triggered by heavy rains in western Herat province, an official said on Thursday. Public Health Director Dr. Abdul Hakim Tamana told...
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11 dead, hundreds of houses damaged in Nangarhar floods

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Apr 17, 2019 - 19:34
JALALBAD (Pajhwok): At least 11 people were killed and six others injured, 266 houses washed away and over 2,000 acres of land destroyed by floods in some parts of eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Wednesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the...
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Ghani vows to recover usurped Kabul River land

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Apr 16, 2019 - 20:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday visited flash floods-affected families in capital Kabul and promised to recover all grabbed land around the Kabul River. A statement from the Presidential Palace media’s office received by Pajhwok...
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Rain-triggered floods cause losses in Baghlan, Paktia

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Apr 16, 2019 - 19:26
GARDEZ/PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains, caused human life and financial losses in southeastern Paktia and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said Tuesday. Local officials in Paktia say 11 houses were destroyed and...
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Floods claim 108 lives, damage agricultural land in some provinces

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Apr 09, 2019 - 13:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): As many as 108 people have been killed and 48 injured as a result of floods over the past 10 days in 13 provinces, the Ministry of State for Natural Disasters said on Tuesday. At least 13 people have gone missing. The floods...
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Flash floods in Samangan, Herat leaving 8 people killed

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Apr 05, 2019 - 12:39
HEART/AIBAK (Pajhwok): At least eight people have been killed in flash floods that also caused huge financial losses to people in Herat and Samangan provinces, officials said Friday.
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Flash floods kill 141, destroy 27,000 homes

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Apr 02, 2019 - 20:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than 140 people lost their lives and 242 others sustained wounds in recent floods that destroyed and damaged around 27,000 residential homes during the past one month, an official said Tuesd ay.
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Floods: Kandahar livestock, industry incur millions of afghanis loss

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Mar 10, 2019 - 16:19
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Recent heavy rains and flash floods have caused millions of afghanis losses to the livestock and industry besides crops and residential homes in southern Kandahar province. Officials say the livestock suffered 63 million...
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Army disaster response teams rescue hundreds families trapped in flood

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Mar 03, 2019 - 15:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan National Defence and Security Forces (ANDSF) has rescued dozens of people in Helmand, Zabul and Kandahar provinces during flood triggered by heavy rain and snowfall, a statement from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on...
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Floods, avalanches kill 75 people since January

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Feb 27, 2019 - 19:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventy-five people lost their lives and another 46 were injured in floods and snow avalanches across the country since January, the State Ministry for Natural Disaster Management said on Wednesday.
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3 children killed as floods play havoc in Laghman

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Nov 01, 2018 - 16:55
MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Three children were killed as a result of flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Alishang district of eastern Laghman province Wednesday night, an official said on Thursday. The floods also destroyed large swaths of farmland...
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President takes aerial view of flood-affected Sarobi

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Jul 18, 2017 - 22:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday took an aerial view of flashflood-affected villages in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province, a day after the disaster claimed 17 lives.
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Flooding leaves 17 dead in Kabul’s Sarobi

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Jul 17, 2017 - 21:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventeen people died after flash floods triggered by heavy rains hit the Sarobi district of central Kabul province, the district chief said on Monday.
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Badakhshan floods leave 16 dead, 19 wounded: ANDMA

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Jul 16, 2017 - 14:40
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Local officials on Sunday said at least 16 people have been killed and 19 others wounded in recent flash floods in three districts of northeastern Badakhshan province. Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)...
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Flash floods hit Badakhshan, leaving 3 dead, 15 injured

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Jul 09, 2017 - 15:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): At least three people were killed and 15 others injured as result of flash floods in Shaki district of northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said Sunday. Badakhshan natural disasters management authority head, Sayed...
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Flash floods wreak havoc in 2 Khost districts

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Jun 29, 2017 - 16:39
KHOST (Pajhwok): Rains-induced floods destroyed at least 200 shops and hundreds of homes in southeastern Khost province, also inundating hundreds acres of farmland in two districts, officials said on Thursday. Around 200 shops and two fuel stations...
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