Middle East and North Africa

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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