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6 November 2013 - 4:18pmThe remote eastern province of Badakhshan is often referred to as Afghanistan’s natural disaster capital. Crammed between China, Pakistan and Tajikistan, the Province takes in the Hindu Kush and Pamir mountain ranges, along with a mixed terrain of deserts, grasslands, savannahs, scrub and forests....
6 July 2012 - 3:34pmHumanitarian needs continue to rise in Afghanistan as conflict and recurrent natural disasters affect millions of Afghans and cause civilian casualties and displacement every year. So far in 2012, about 300 natural disasters have affected more than 200,000 people. The planned withdrawal of the...