between climate change and poverty, Afghanistan in chaos

between climate change and poverty, Afghanistan in chaos
between climate change and poverty, Afghanistan in chaos

Floods continue in Afghanistan. Dozens of people have died and many others are missing after a weekend of heavy rains in the north and center of the country, victims on the front lines of climate change.

At least 66 people have died following heavy rains and flooding in northern NigeriaAfghanistan, declared a manager this Sunday, May 19. Shamsudden Mohammedi, head of the Information Department of Faryab province, in the north of the country, told Reuters that at least 300 houses had been destroyed, according to an initial assessment.

At least 50 people died in the central province of Ghor on Saturday, said Mawlawi Abdul Hai Zaeem, head of the province’s information department. Some 2,000 homes were destroyed, thousands more damaged.

These terrible floods also killed thousands of livestock, destroyed hundreds of hectares of agricultural land, hundreds of bridges and thousands of trees. said police spokesperson Abdul Rahman Badri. Obaidullah Muradian, head of the province’s disaster management department, speaks of a ” emergency situation “.

Floods affected several districts of the province, including the capital Chaghcharan, where streets “ are full of mud “, he told AFP. “The situation is really worrying” and the victims need shelter, food and water.

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