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Afghanistan earthquakes: ‘Staggering’ health consequences

Families in western Afghanistan, who have lost everything to a series of devastating earthquakes, need urgent assistance to withstand the harsh winter, the UN relief wing reported on Frid ...

‘A mountain of hardship’, as Afghanistan suffers yet another earthquake

A powerful earthquake struck western Afghanistan again on Sunday, making it the fourth to hit the impoverished region since 7 October, causing more suffering for families left with little ...

Afghanistan: Agencies launch funding appeal for quake-hit families

UN agencies are appealing for urgent funds to assist the hundreds of thousands affected by deadly earthquakes in western Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Taliban refuses to accept Pakistani aid following earthquake

The Taliban rulers of Afghanistan have refused to accept Pakistan's aid for people affected by the recent earthquake in the country.

UN teams ramp up aid after another earthquake strikes Afghanistan

UN teams have stepped up their response after another strong earthquake struck western Afghanistan early on Wednesday, just days after powerful earthquakes killed over 2,000 people in the ...

Five hundred people still missing following Afghanistan earthquake, say UN aid teams

Nearly 500 people are still missing from the worst-affected area of a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that rocked Herat province in western Afghanistan on Saturday, UN aid coordinators said on T ...

International aid pours in for Afghanistan after devastating quake

In the aftermath of a powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Afghanistan, the international community is rallying to provide critical assistance to the affected region.

Afghanistan: Death toll due to earthquake crosses 2,000, rescue operation continue

The death toll due to the earthquake which hit war-hit Afghanistan's Herat region has touched 2,060.

Pakistan-Afghanistan: Crucial Torkham border crossing reopens after 10 days

After remaining closed for ten days following a clash between Afghanistan and Pakistani security forces, creating trouble for people from both sides, the Torkham border reopened on Friday ...