Afghanistan Earthquake Stats
Last Updated: October 10, 2023
- 6.8 magnitude earthquake
- Death toll is expected to rise
- Potential increase of infectious disease
What is happening in Afghanistan?
Search and rescue efforts are ongoing after a powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit just outside of Herat city, leveling entire villages. Reports coming out of Afghanistan are suggesting the deathroll is expected to reach 3,000 people. People have been sleeping in public parks and streets, fearing powerful aftershocks that could topple already damaged structures.
Afghanistan is in the midst of a humanitarian disaster as most foreign aid has dwindled, affecting access to basic necessities as well as adequate healthcare. Penny Appeal Canada’s emergency response will help victims with food, clean water, emergency shelters, and medical equipment. Your generosity is needed now, more than ever, at this critical time. Donate right now to make a tangible impact for those victims that need it most.
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