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Armenia: Hail Storm - Aug 2018

Status
Past
Countries
Armenia
Disaster types
Severe Local Storm

On 17 and 18 August 2018, a hailstorm damaged almost all yield capacity in Shirak region of Armenia. According to official data provided by the Government, 11 communities with 2,202 households (approximately 9,900 people) and over 780 hectares of agricultural lands were severely affected out of which 1,143 households from the three most affected communities lost from 80 to 100 per cent of their yield capacity. (IFRC, 8 Sep 2018)