Monday, April 09, 2007

Afghan gov't, Coalition partners aid flood victims in Laghman

JALALABAD AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - The Laghman provincial government, Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition partners provided vital humanitarian assistance to flood victims in northeastern Afghanistan March 31-April 1.

The relief efforts came in the wake of severe flooding to the south of the provincial capital of Mehtar Lam. The flooding, which filled some areas with waist-high water, stranded around 200 Afghan civilians and left many without food, dry clothing or shelter. [Continue reading.]

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