Qatar sends 60 tons of relief aid to flood victims in Afghanistan

Qatar Charity reported that three aircraft carrying 60 tons of relief aid have landed in Balkh province to assist flood victims.

The shipments were airlifted by the Qatar Emiri Air Force and included 48 tons of food items, comprising 1,000 food packages, and 14 tons of living necessities, including 3,000 blankets.

The aid benefited a total of 8,000 affected individuals in Balkh and Takhar provinces.

Qatar Charity’s delegation in Afghanistan is distributing the aid in collaboration with the Afghan Red Crescent Society, under Taliban control.

The delegation is also assessing the situation and evaluating urgent humanitarian needs.

Mana Al-Ansari, Director of the Emergency and Relief Department at Qatar Charity, stressed that Qatar Charity will continue to deliver assistance. He added that the organization is currently planning new projects for future intervention, which will include additional aid.

Recent floods in Afghanistan, particularly in the northern and western provinces, have caused severe human losses and financial damage.

Over 300 people were reported dead in floods that hit Baghlan province. The Taliban reported that 50 people died in floods in Ghor province on Saturday.