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March 22, 2019

Emergency Assistance to Afghanistan in Response to the Floods Disaster

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to a request from the Government of Afghanistan relating to the serious floods.

1. Disaster situation
The floods disaster, which happened around the beginning of March, has caused serious human and property damage. According to the government of Afghanistan, the damage situation as of March 19 was as follows:

Deaths: 63
Injured: 31
Affected: 122,600
Collapsed houses: 4,787
Damaged houses: 7,567

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA warehouse in Dubai)
Plastic sheets
Water purifiers

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Dubai to Kabul on the next available flight.


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