Saturday February 4, 2017
Kabul (BNA) The Central Statistics Office (CSO) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has recently released results of preliminary socio- economic and demographic survey in Nimroz province. In this function beside CSO leading body, deputy ministers, heads of independent government departments, assistant director of UNFPA, and authorized representatives of a number of international organization and foreign agencies had also been attended. It should be mentioned that Nimroz is the eleventh province, where socio-economic and demographic survey for 1395 has successfully been carried out with the cooperation of local population and government departments. Socio-economic and demographic survey has been drafted as a sustainable project to collect basic information on socio-economic specifications and important demographic indexes of population and pave the way for further experiences of CSO employees.
This is the only survey that provides local planning requirements and data for preparing of small development plans. In this function, important goals of socio-economic and demographic survey were discussed that include collecting and preparing of data, data on vulnerable population and for humanitarian assistance. This survey has covered 50 percent of total families in each village and urban area during which information have been collected on each family members and for the rest 50 pc families, family leaders and members were asked through listing. The main indexes of survey include age, sex, migration, education, job related problems, employment level, births rate, parents living conditions etc. these data were collected at district level through the Nimroz province. According to this survey over half of the population during survey were under 14 years old that denotes a young population in this province.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Herat City (BNA) Traffic accident left 6 commuters dead in Shindand district of western Herat province.
Jillani Farhad spokesman of Herat governor told BNA, the accident occurred after collision of a vehicle types of Fallankoch with a Tanker in Shindand district, in which 6 passengers were killed and 4 others were wounded.
Meanwhile, Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai spokesman of provincial hospital of Herat expressed that 2 death and 5 wounds were transferred to the hospital.
He called critical the health condition of the 2 injured.
Wednesday February 1, 2017
Shaberghan City (BNA) At least 47 people have died because of heavy snowfalls and cold weather in northern Jawzjan province.
Halima Sadat member of provincial council of the province told BNA correspondent, inaccessibility to health centers, roads blocked, heavy snowfalls and lack of shelters are the main reasons behind the deadly incidents.
Meanwhile, Ministry of state on disaster affairs in a statement said that 21 people were killed due to cold weather and snowfalls in various parts of the country.
Because of the heavy snowfalls 21 residential houses completely have been destroyed and 59 residential houses partially demolished in 14 provinces.
It is mentionable that several transportation roads are closed in Northern provinces.
Wednesday February 1, 2017
Qala-e-Naw City (BNA) At a sum of Afg. 25,000,000 funded by National Solidarity Program of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (NSP/MRRD) 16 welfare projects have been completed in northwest Badghis province.
Head of rural rehabilitation and development department in Badghis told BNA reporter, these projects have been executed in various parts of Muqar, Akmary, Qades districts and Qala-e-Naw city the provincial capital of the province.
The mentioned projects encompass the reconstruction of rural roads, gravelling of sub-roads, concrete, cleaning of Karizs, extension of water supplies networks, protection walls, retaining walls, water dams and water canals.
Approximately, 8,500 families in different communities had an opportunity to gain access to basic human needs upon completion of these projects.