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Afghanistan

 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...


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
  • 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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