26 April 2017

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Herat (BNA) Flash food in Adersekan and Pashtoon Zarghoon districts, Herat province inflected casualties and damages.
Jelani Farhad spokesman for Herat governor told BNA, two people were lost their lives in the flood.
He said, 500 cattle’s were also perished in the flood.
According to Farhad, 400 houses and agricultural lands were also destroyed.
Reports say that 12 houses and 30 acres of land have been destroyed in the flood.
It is said that during the last two days, 4 people were also injured which are under treatment. 

Friday March 31, 2017
Kabul (BNA) Four passengers have died and 11 others were injured due to traffic accident in Kabul-Kandahar highway this morning.
Abdul Samad Durani district governor of Shahr Safa, Zabul province said BNA reporter, the incident took place, while a bus passenger smashed with truck in Ghashi Minar region, Shahr Safa district, Kabul-Kandahar highway.
Including women and children 15 passengers were killed and wounded in the event, Durani added.
Kabul-Kandahar highway’ traffic official called that high speed and carelessness of bus driver are the main reasons behind the deadly incident.
Meanwhile, doctors in a health center claimed that the health conditions of four injured are not satisfactory.

Friday March 31, 2017
Kabul (BNA) With a cost of more than AFN 56,000,000 funded by National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) 17 welfare projects have been implemented in eastern Laghman province.
Mohammad Zahir Hussainkhail in-charge of rural rehabilitation and development department in Laghman told BNA, these development projects include the construction and restoration of water canals, water dams and retaining walls that have been completed in different parts of Alishing, Qarghayee districts and Mahtarlam city the provincial capital of the province.
Approximately, thousands families in various communities have gained access to basic human needs upon completion of these projects.
Abdul Jabar Naimee governor of Laghman said, implementation of the mentioned projects provide environmental facilities for residents, meanwhile, he asked from all people of the province to cooperate with government for ensuring peace and stability.

Wednesday March 29, 2017

Kabul (BNA) Officials of the United Nations said that due to insecurity throughout the country, more than 47000 families had to leave their homes in less than three months.
According to a report released by UN, since beginning of 2017, 47,404 people, mostly Kunduz and Baghlan residents left their homes and areas amid fueling insecurities.  Thousands of people have reportedly been displaced recently in some provinces of the country.   UN has predicted that during this year, 45000 people might have been displaced due to increasing insecurities in some turbulent provinces.
At the same time, officials of the ministry of refugees and repatriates said it had only coordinator role on Internally Displaced Peoples (IDPs). Hafizullah Miakhil, the advisor to MoRR said, “The ministry plays important role in solidarity of humanitarian assistances and offer services to IDPs in cooperation with national and international organizations.” “Our survey teams are jointly working together with other assisting organizations in Kabul and other provinces and identify those in need,” he further said.
The ministry is working on a program names ‘reintegration’ so to send the IDPs back to their origin place, based on which if the IDPs’ areas are insecure, they will be sent in other places. Press advisor of the ministry of refugees and repatriates said, “The ministry has provided IDPs policy, based on which the national and international organizations will jointly work together and offer humanitarian assistances to displaced people.” “We are working on a plan to send back the displaced people to their origin areas, and different organizations are cooperating with us in this regard,” he added. He added that the displaced families of Helmand and Farah will be assisted by UN, WFP and UNICEF. On returnees, he said that since beginning of the year, more than 62000 people, mostly from neighboring Iran and Pakistan have returned home. This is while that based on official figures, currently, there are 1.5mln IDPs throughout the country, most of whom have been displaced due to insecurity and poverty.
Suraya Raiszada

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