A huge earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 and floods struck Afghanistan on the morning of Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022. The largest earthquake since 2002 killed over 1,000 people, injured 1,500, and destroyed hundreds of homes. At least 400 people died as a result of the flood.
According to the most recent report, the number of earthquake victims is expected to rise because many areas remain difficult for the evacuation teams to reach.
The earthquake also damaged hundreds of homes and vital infrastructure and disrupted communications networks.
The earthquake, centered 46 kilometers from Khost City, was felt throughout Afghanistan, including Paktika Province, Gyan, and Barmal districts. Earthquake location. Hundreds of people are believed to be buried beneath the rubble.
Shortly after the earthquake struck, floods also hit Afghanistan, causing 400 people died in various provinces of Afghanistan. Reported that the flooding occurred due to heavy rains that fell in the last few days.
Currently, the earthquake-affected need emergency assistance as follows:
- Ready-to-eat food and drinking water
- Equipment for women and babies,
- Medical assistance
- Other logistics.
What a tragic fate awaits our Afghan brothers and sisters. They mourn at a time when they are dealing with strange humanitarian conflicts, economic collapse, and food insecurity.
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