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Floods devastated villages in Afghanistan, 315 people died – vopbuzz


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– What? flash floods due to heavy rains Villages in the north were devastated AfghanistanThe incident left 315 dead and more than 1,600 injured, authorities said on Sunday, as villagers buried their dead and aid agencies warned the damage would expand.
The Taliban-run refugee ministry stated that thousands of houses were damaged and animals perished, while aid groups warned that vital infrastructure such as health facilities and water supply would be damaged and the streets would be covered in mud.
Inside Nahrin district In Baghlan province, people carried their shrouded dead to the cemetery.
Muhammad Yahqoob, who lost 13 members of his family, including children, said, “We have no food, no drinking water, no shelter, no blankets, nothing, the flood destroyed everything.”
He added that survivors are struggling to cope.
“Only two or three of the 42 houses remained, destroying the entire valley.”
In his statement, Taliban economy minister Din Mohammed Hanif called on the United Nations, humanitarian organizations and the private sector to provide support to those affected by the flood.
“Lives and livelihoods have been destroyed,” said Arshad Malik, Save the Children’s Afghanistan director. “Flash floods destroyed villages, swept away homes and killed livestock.”
He estimated that 310,000 children were living in the worst areas, adding that “Children have lost everything.”
The refugee ministry said Sunday’s final death and injured count came from the Baghlan provincial office, according to a post on X. The interior ministry had previously put the death toll from Friday’s flood at 153, but warned that the number could rise.
Afghanistan is prone to natural disasters, and the United Nations considers it one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change.
The government has struggled with an aid deficit since development aid, which forms the backbone of its finances, was cut after the Taliban took power with the withdrawal of foreign forces in 2021.
This situation worsened in later years as foreign governments grappled with global crises and growing condemnation of the Taliban’s restrictions on Afghan women.
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