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Biden assessing how to help Afghanistan after earthquake

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Afghanistan's deadliest earthquake in more than two decades took place on June 22, 2022. Millions of Afghans are experiencing severe poverty and hunger. Since the Taliban took over the government in 2021, other countries have been reluctant to provide any assistance. Taliban leaders have a centralized, top-down aid management system, says Mohammad Qadam Shah.
Published 9 months ago · Washington, United States

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Death toll from Afghanistan's quake rises to 1,150 people

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9 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Secunder Kermani reports from Paktika, Afghanistan, where one survivor says he lost 20 relatives.

9 months ago·United Kingdom
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The U.N. humanitarian office (OCHA) said preparations were underway to avoid a cholera outbreak in Afghanistan after Wednesday's earthquake, saying that half a million cases of acute, watery diarrhoea had already been reported.

9 months ago·United Kingdom
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India sends team to help with deadly Afghanistan earthquake

India said it sent a technical team to Kabul to coordinate the delivery of humanitarian assistance after a powerful earthquake in eastern Afghanistan that state media reported killed 1,000 people.

9 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Afghanistan hit with aftershock, adding to significant earthquake death toll | CBC News

An aftershock shook a hard-hit area of eastern Afghanistan on Friday, two days after a quake rattled the region, razing hundreds of mud-brick homes and killing 1,150 people, according to state media.

9 months ago·Canada
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India sends team to assist after Afghanistan earthquake

Over 1000 people have been killed as rescuers scramble to find bodies

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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