UN World Food Programme

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Afghanistan, Nahrin, March 2002

A WFP 4x4 Toyota vehicle leads an emergency food convoy towards destroyed City of Nahrin to assist the victims of a series of earthquakes that hit Baghlan Province on 25 and 26 March 2002.
ACTED reported 10,000 people homeless, over 1,000 dead and 4,600 houses destroyed.
Initially WFP participated on a joint UN mission to Baghlan, dispatching over 550 tons of food from Mazar towards five destinations in Nahrin district to cover the needs of 7,000 people for one month. Additional recovery and reconstruction assistance is currently being provided.

Date: 
02/28/2002
legacy ID: 
3531