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Afghanistan

DRR yet to take off in Afghanistan: Opinion

17 Jun 2014, Devex

'Mainstreaming development planning has been widely talked about, but the results have been mixed. However, more international NGOs and U.N. agencies are giving increased attention to DRR and working it into their development plans, and the government of Afghanistan has and is taking measures to develop a comprehensive DRR strategy and plan'...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)
  • Website:http://www.andma.gov.af/
  • Contact:Director General
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  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)
  • Website:http://www.andma.gov.af/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 2000 2,580,000
Drought 2006 1,900,000
Mass mov. wet 2006 300,000
Drought 2008 280,000
Epidemic 2002 200,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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