Türkiye sent 24 tons of humps to victims of floods in Afghanistan

Türkiye sent 24 tons of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for the victims of the flood.

A military transport aircraft with a load of humps, prepared through the Office for the Combating of Disaster and Emergency Situations under the Turkish Government (AFAD), landed at the airport of the city of Mazari-Sharif.

The cargo includes 2 thousand blankets, 14 thousand 300 kg of food and 7 tons of medicines.

Help is planned to be distributed among the inhabitants of the provinces of Baglan, Tahar and Badakhshan, most affected by floods.

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Activities, the shows and subsequent floods began on May 10-11, affected 21 districts in these provinces.

Earlier, the UN food program reported the death of over 300 people as a result of floods in Afghanistan.

Flooding resulting from the melting of snow that has fallen in the winter as they warm up, shedding rains and improper infrastructure, annually lead to the deaths of people and material damage in Afghanistan.

Turkish red crescent, the Turkish Agency for Cooperation and Coordination (TİKA) IAFAD implementing assistance projects for affected families.