EU announces one million euros in humanitarian assistance for earthquake victims in Afghanistan
“The devastating humanitarian crisis is exacerbated by the deadly earthquake. The EU initially mobilizes one million euros in emergency support,” confirmed the Commissioner for Crisis Management.
Afghanistan: EU mobilises €1 million in humanitarian assistance following devastating earthquake
In response to the powerful earthquake that struck southern Afghanistan early morning of 22 August, the European Commission is allocating €1 million in humanitarian funding to address the most urgent needs by affected Afghans.
Afghanistan’s Devastating Earthquake Exacerbates Dire Humanitarian Crisis
Early estimates in the Afghan provinces of Khost and Paktika indicate that the earthquake took lives of over a thousand people, with the death toll likely to rise. Many more have been injured, lost their homes and everything they owned. We still do not have the full picture of humanitarian needs among people displaced by …