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Flood protection facilities provided to villages in Badakhshan

Four villages located in one of Badakhshan’s most vulnerable areas for natural disasters were provided with flood protection facilities on Wednesday. The 6.4mn AFN German-funded facilities included two protection walls and irrigation canals in Khasar and Khurdakan villages and two

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Two new flood protection walls for Shar-e-Burzug in Badakhshan

Construction work has officially started on protection walls for the villages of Khasar and Jagoni in Shar-e-Buzurg district, Badkahshan. The building work will be managed by the community development councils (CDCs) in the villages. The total cost of over AFN

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WFP provides emergency food for flood survivors in Baghlan province

The World Food Program (WFP) has distributed emergency food rations to some 1,600 people affected by flash floods in Guzargah-e-Nur district of northern Baghlan Province. The High-Energy Biscuits will cover immediate food needs for three days. With roads to the

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Afghanistan’s first ever Strategic Grain Reserve inaugurated

Funded by Australian government, the first ever Strategic Grain Reserve (SGR) has been established in Kabul, Afghanistan. The complex was inaugurated by Afghan Agriculture Minister Mohammad Asif Rahimi and World Food Program (WFP) Country Director for Afghanistan, Claude Jibidar, on

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Commandos Provide Humanitarian Relief to Flood Victims

Commandos from the 5th Special Operations Kandak provided humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens after flash floods swept through Sholgarah district, Balkh province, April 24. Lieutenant Col. Mohammad Bassir Bayat, commander of 5th SOK, responded to the natural disaster by leading

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Work begins on the construction of Taluqan River’s embankments

Construction of a 7Km and a 6Km embankment of Taloqan River commenced on Monday, informed local officials of Takhar province. Funded by the German government, the embankments cost USD 450mn. According to the Head of Takhar Irrigation Department Eng. Muhammad

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ANA delivers aid to flood-hit families in Herat

Afghan National Army troops delivered winter aid to flood-hit families in Nawabad area on the outskirts of Herat City. According to the Pajhwok Afghan News, nearly 150 families received blankets, winter clothing, shoes and food. Military corps spokesman Najibullah Najibi

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Afghan government’s efforts to manage water resources

President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday that only Afghans can resolve the issue of water management in the country. Attended by President Karzai, country’s ministers and international experts, the Third National Conference on Water Resources Development and Management in Afghanistan was

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Germany’s million dollar aid to Takhar province

Takhar’s Governor, Ahmad Faisal Bekzad, signed a USD 5mn contract with a German delegation on Tuesday. Mr. Bekzad said the aid goes towards building seawalls in the coastal region of the province. Based on the surveys, the construction of seawalls

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Bamyan potato production higher this year

Mohammad Tahir Attaye, Director of Agriculture and Livestock in Bamyan, said potato production in Bamyan has increased by 20% from last year’s production. Many other agriculture products in Bamyan were damaged due to natural disasters like flood and early cooling

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Flood fury in north Afghanistan

Massive floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, ravaged northern and northeastern Afghanistan, washing away thousands of acres of agricultural land and dozens of houses. Five irrigation canals, as many power dams, a water reservoir and road were damaged by floodwaters in

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