earthquakes

Taliban call for bank balances to be thawed after deadly earthquake | Taliban news

Aid groups said Taliban authorities have tried in the past to divert aid to areas and people who supported their positions. The Afghan Taliban government has called on international governments to lift sanctions and lift the assets of the country’s central bank as the country faces the aftermath of a earthquake which has killed more …

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Afghans bury dead, dig for survivors of devastating earthquake

GAYAN, Afghanistan (AP) — Villagers rushed to bury the dead on Thursday, digging by hand through the rubble of their homes in search of survivors of a powerful earthquake that hit eastern Afghanistan. state media reported that 1,000 people were killed† Residents seemed largely on their own to deal with the aftermath as their new …

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Afghanistan earthquake: ‘What do we do if another disaster strikes?’ Afghans face crises on all fronts

CNN † Aid groups scrambled to help victims of a… powerful earthquake that shook eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people in an area ravaged by poor infrastructure, while the country faces severe economic and hunger crises. The slow response, exacerbated by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, has affected people who work in the …

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Afghanistan earthquake: ‘What do we do if another disaster strikes?’ Afghans face crises on all fronts

CNN † Aid groups scrambled to help victims of a… powerful earthquake that shook eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people in an area ravaged by poor infrastructure, while the country faces severe economic and hunger crises. The slow response, exacerbated by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, has affected people who work in the …

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Earthquake in Afghanistan: Crisis-hit country struggles for aid after earthquake that killed more than 1,000

CNN † Desperate search and rescue operations were underway in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday after an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 peoplea heavy blow to a country already facing a serious economic and humanitarian crisis. The earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck near the city of Khost on the border with Pakistan …

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