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Over 150 Afghans Died By Natural Disasters in Recent Months

Afghanistan’s State Minister for Disaster Management has announced that at least 151 people died and more than 200 others injured in different parts of the country due to natural disasters in the past three months.

Shafiullah Rahimi, the spokesperson o the State Ministry for Disaster Management on Tuesday shared the latest figures with the local media.

As a result of natural disasters in the past months, 151 people were killed, 255 others were injured, and 2,162 residential houses were destroyed in different parts of Afghanistan, according to Rahimi.  

Afghanistan is one of the countries seriously affected by climate change and is least prepared to counter the threats caused by climate change.

Besides the dire economic situation and humanitarian crisis, the people of Afghanistan are currently plagued with, climate change and lack of responsible institutions are other major challenges adversely affecting the ordinary people’s lives.

According to the latest statistic released by the Taliban’s State Ministry for Disaster Management, over 3,299 livestock have died and more than 15,000 acres of agricultural land were also destroyed during the last three months.

Equipped with the least equipment and facilities, the Taliban authorities can’t do much to help people affected by the latest natural disasters including flash floods and heavy rains in diffident parts of the country.