Afghanistan earthquake

Taliban and US officials to meet amid quake relief efforts

News of a meeting between Taliban government officials and U.S. officials was confirmed by Taliban Foreign Ministry spokesman Hafiz Zia Ahmad.

published on : 29th June 2022

Aghanistan earthquake: 155 kids dead, around 65 left homeless or orphaned, says UN report

The earthquake that hit the mountainous regions in the Paktika and Khost provinces with a magnitude of 6.0, destructing homes and causing landslides, also injured 250 children.

published on : 28th June 2022

Worst is here: Survivors of Afghanistan earthquake get only limited help

Villagers are digging out their dead loved ones with their bare hands, burying them in mass graves and sleeping in the woods despite the rain.

published on : 27th June 2022

Aftershock in Afghanistan as quake toll rises to 1,150 dead

Afghanistan was already in the midst of a spiraling economic crisis that had plunged millions deep into poverty with over a million children at risk of severe malnutrition.

published on : 24th June 2022

Afghanistan earthquake: India vows to provide assistance to Afghan people at UN 

In response to the humanitarian needs of the Afghan people, India has dispatched 30,000 MTs of wheat, 13 tons of medicines, 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and winter clothing.

published on : 24th June 2022

Rescuers scramble to reach Afghan quake survivors as foreign aid arrives

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the global agency has 'fully mobilised' to help, deploying health teams and supplies of medicine, food, trauma kits and emergency shelter to the quake zone.

published on : 23rd June 2022

6.1 magnitude earthquake rattles Afghanistan; tremors in Pakistan, India

The quake hit at 12:37 IST near Afghanistan's northern border with Tajikistan in the Hindu Kush mountains at a depth of 191 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said.

published on : 31st January 2018