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 By Bethany Matta/IRIN

Combating food insecurity and displacement in drought-hit parts of Afghanistan

22 Apr 2014, IRIN

Weak coordination between the Afghan government and international organizations and the lack of good management and professionalism have contributed to the absence of any sustainable water projects in Ghor so far, said Sayed Qazi, director of international relations at Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
*: reported