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28 August 2020

Devastating debris flows in Charikar, Afghanistan

On 26 August 2020 debris flows induced by intense rainfall hit Charikar in Afghanistan, killing at least 100 people.

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22 August 2018

High resolution imagery of the Pashgor debris flow in Afghanistan

Planet Labs have collected high resolution satellite imagery showing the track and impact of the debris flow that struck the village of Pashgor in Afghanistan in July 2018

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15 July 2018

Panjshir province, Afghanistan: using Planet Labs imagery to interpret the deadly debris flow

On 12th July 2018 a massive debris flow struck the village of Pashgor in Panjshir province, Afghanistan, killing at least ten people. Planet Labs imagery shows that this was triggered by the collapse of an ephemeral lake about 15 km upstream

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28 October 2015

Landslides from the Afghanistan earthquake on Monday

Some interesting videos and images are now emerging of landslides and rockfalls triggered by the M=7.5 Afghanistan earthquake on Monday

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25 March 2015

The Abe Barek Landslide in Badakhshan, Afghanistan

In a new paper, Zhang et al. examine the May 2015 Abe Barek landslide in Afghanistan, finding that it was a loess failure on an existing landslide site

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6 May 2014

New photos of the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan

New aerial and ground images of the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan are now available. The flow-type movement of the landslide is clearly visible

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5 May 2014

The Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan – a foreseeable event?

As better information emerges about the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan on Friday, it has become clear that the event was foreseeable with a simple study

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3 May 2014

Badakhshan landslide in Afghanistan – a loess failure?

Images are emerging of the Badakhshan landslide in Afghanistan yesterday,which has killed over 350 people. It seems likely that this is a landslide in loess

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12 June 2012

Video of the aftermath of yesterday’s earthquake triggered landslide in Afghanistan

A video is now available of the aftermath of the landslide triggered by the earthquake in Afghanistan yesterday

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11 June 2012

A possible earthquake triggered landslide in Afghanistan

Reports are emerging that this morning’s two small earthquakes in Afghanistan triggered a landslide that may have buried 70 people

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