More Than 300,000 Children Affected by Floods in Afghanistan

Report by BBC Persian, translated into English by Rustam Seerat

Rustam Seerat
Fourth Wave
Published in
3 min readMay 13, 2024

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In Baghlan, one of the flood-affected areas, a child is seen cleaning mud brought by the floods. Image source: BBC Persian

Floods have hit northern Afghanistan hard. Ershad Malik, the Afghanistan Director for the charity “Save the Children,” estimates that the lives of 310,000 children have been affected by the floods in northern Afghanistan, and they have “lost everything,”…

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Rustam Seerat
Fourth Wave

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