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Afghanistan

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UNEP: Countries turn to ecosystems to reduce risk amid concerns over more disasters

16 Mar 2015, UNEP

Strong commitments to ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction...


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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