Afghanistan Flooding Situation Report No. 2 (13 May 2024) – Afghanistan – ReliefWeb

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(Information in the report is based on available data as of reporting period)

Key messages:

  • Today, May 13, additional WHO supplies arrived in Burka district. These supplies are crucial for supporting the provision of first-line health care services in one of the most affected areas of Burka.
  • The de facto Minister of Public Health visited Baghlan province on Sunday, 12 May to assess the response operation in the affected province. He commended the outstanding achievements and support provided by the WHO team.
  • On Sunday, 12 May, WHO delivered additional medical kits, medicines, and supplies, including 3 cholera kits to three district hospitals in Baghlan.
  • WHO distributed information, education, and communication (IEC) materials in affected areas to raise awareness among the population about potential outbreaks of waterborne diseases and how to mitigate them.
  • WHO teams deployed to flood-affected areas visited Burka Comprehensive Health Centre on Sunday to assess its current capacity in trauma and hospital care.
  • As of today, Health Cluster partners deployed a total of 30 Mobile Health and Nutrition Teams (MHNTs) to flood-affected areas in Baghlan province. Partners who supported the deployment of MHTs include JACK, ORCD, MMRCA, AKHS, AKF, provincial public health directorates and private sector.

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