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Afghanistan

Afghanistan meteorological department issues first flood early warning

17 Aug 2017, WMO

The Afghan Meteorological Department's early flood warning system has proven successful as the first flood warning issued proved timely and accurate. The system is based on satellite images and the EUMETCast Severe Weather and Convection Detection product, a key tool for forecasting heavy precipitation.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)
  • Website: http://www.andma.gov.af/
  • Contact:International Relation ,Manager of ANDMA
  • Phone:+93 202 104 881 +93 799 459 913


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)
  • Website: http://www.andma.gov.af/
  • Contact:General Director
  • Phone:0093 700275830


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA)
  • Website: http://www.andma.gov.af/
  • Contact:Director General
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