19 May 2009
Flood in Afghanistan
|Type of Event:||Flood|
|Location of Event:||Afghanistan|
|Date of Charter Activation:||19/05/2009|
|Charter Requestor:||UNOOSA on behalf of OCHA Afghanistan|
According to assessments conducted to date, floods have affected approximately 10,000 households in five provinces in the Northern region (Jawzjan, Faryab, Balkh, Samangan and Sari Pul) and four provinces in the Northeastern region (Kunduz, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan). Flooding in the north and northeast is expected to continue and worsen, due to heavy rains and to snow melting.