NATO's International Security Assistance Force issued a statement with the news on March 20.
The alliance said that despite the persistent rain, Dutch and U.S. helicopters landed and evacuated people in the border regions between the southern provinces of Helmand and Oruzgan.
Floods and avalanches triggered by heavy rain have killed at least 17 people in Ghor and Badghis provinces in recent days.
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