Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Flooding in Balkh, Afghanistan claims 13

Flooding in Balkh, Afghanistan has claimed lives of thirteen people including two children, Xinhua News mentions.

Flooding occurred in Sholgara and Kashandi districts in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan.

Flooding in Balkh also washed away two schools and a clinic.

Related post: Flooding disasters in Afghanistan in 2013

One year ago, on the same day flooding in Balkh, Afghanistan claimed 15 lives. Flooding occurred in Sholgara and Goshinda districts of Balkh province.

Below is flood risk map for Afghanistan for the period 18/04/2013 to 23/04/2013 (Flood risk map from Information Management and Mine Action Programs).


Original post: Natural Disasters List April 24, 2013