Flash Floods Kill At Least 86 in Afghanistan

AFGHANISTAN, 27th August 2020 At least 86 people were killed while 106  injured in nine provinces in Afghanistan caused by torrential rains and flash flood.

The death toll may continue to rise as many more affected residents have yet to be found.

The worst affected area is Parwan province, bordering Kabul.

According to official said, more than 1,500 houses and dozens of vehicles have been destroyed.

Currently, 3,500 families need urgent humanitarian assistance.

The urgent needs were identified as food, non-food items (NFI), and shelter.

Islamic Relief Afghanistan proposes an emergency response in Parwan by preparing 629 food packs consisting of 30 kilograms of wheat, five kilograms of beans, rice, oil, and one kilogram of salt.