Afghanistan: Nearly 100 useless in Afghanistan floods, officers say

The deaths occurred throughout 10 provinces over the previous 10 days, authorities mentioned, because the nation reels from an financial and humanitarian disaster exacerbated by Western sanctions imposed after the Taliban returned to energy final 12 months.

Deputy Minister of Catastrophe Administration Mawlawi Sharafuddin Muslim informed CNN emergency meals help had been dispatched to many flood-affected areas and assist organizations had promised to ship emergency help but it surely is probably not sufficient.

“Winter is arriving soon and these affected families that include women and children do not have shelter to live under. All their agricultural farms and orchards have either been completely destroyed or their harvest has been damaged,” Muslim mentioned.

“If these people are not helped to get back to normalcy, their situation will definitely get worse in the coming weeks and months.”

Afghanistan has just lately been hit by a collection of pure disasters and excessive climate occasions, together with an earthquake in June that killed greater than 1,000 folks.

Muslim known as on assist organizations, the United Nations and the worldwide neighborhood to assist flood-affected Afghans with not solely emergency help like meals, shelter and medication, but additionally to assist over the long term since many individuals have misplaced their houses, livelihood and consuming water sources.