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Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, death toll at 1,000

Summary by Ground News
State media reported 1,000 people were killed in Wednesday's earthquake in eastern Afghanistan. The U.N. and remaining agencies said they were moving blankets, food, tents, and medical teams to the area. But they are over-stretched, and U.S. agencies are facing a $3 billion funding shortfall for Afghanistan this year.
Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, death toll at 1,000
10 days ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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Reuters

Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

Afghanistan lacks the medical supplies to treat those injured in an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, a senior official said, as an aftershock on Friday killed five more.

9 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Rescuers in desperate race against time to reach survivors of Afghanistan quake

Heavy rains, landslides, isolated regions, few resources from the Taliban government and international aid are all worsening the impact of the deadly quake

9 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, toll at 1,000 dead

GAYAN, Afghanistan (Reuters) -Afghan authorities struggled on Thursday to reach a remote area hit by an earthquake that killed 1,000 people but poor communications and a lack of proper roads hampered their efforts, officials said. Read full story

10 days ago·Malaysia
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IBTimes

Afghan Authorities End Search For Survivors In Earthquake That Killed 1,000

Authorities in Afghanistan have ended the search for survivors after an earthquake that killed over 1,000 people, a senior official said on Friday. Around 10,000 houses were partially or completely destroyed in Wednesday's earthquake in a remote part of the country, Mohammad Nassim Haqqani, a spokesperson for the disaster ministry, told Reuters.

9 days ago·United States
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RTÉ

Afghanistan earthquake aftershock kills five

Afghanistan does not have enough medical supplies to treat the injured from an earthquake that killed 1,000 people this week, a senior official said, as an aftershock today killed five more people.

8 days ago·Ireland
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Channel News Asia

Afghan authorities scramble to reach earthquake zone, death toll at 1,000

GAYAN, Afghanistan: Afghan authorities struggled on Thursday (Jun 23) to reach a remote area hit by an earthquake that killed 1,000 people but poor communications and a lack of proper roads hampered their efforts, officials said. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck early on Wednesday about 160km southeast

9 days ago·Singapore
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