Published on 04 May 2009

Heavy rainfall and floods have affected hundred of families in many parts of the country. The joint assessment conducted by Afghan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) and UN agencies recommended that food and non-food assistance are required for 800 affected families in the Ghorian district of Hirat, Nahre Shahi and Chimatal districts of Balkh provinces. WFP has dispatched nearly 100 mt of emergency food for these families to cover their immediate food needs for one month.