Australia’s Afghan community devastated by deadly earthquake mobilizes to raise funds

Afghans have described scenes of “destruction” following a deadly earthquake that killed 1,000 people in a war-torn country. Basic points: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has devastated the Afghan diaspora Afghanistan’s ambassador to Australia says death toll could reach 2,500 Australians crowdfund to help victims in Taliban-controlled country Rescuers are digging into the rubble with their … Read more

What do we know about the earthquake in Afghanistan and why is the region so vulnerable?

More than 1,000 people have died after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook a city in Afghanistan yesterday. It was the deadliest earthquake in the country since 2002. The top Taliban leader has called for international help, but what help is there? What do we know about where it hit? Most of the deaths were in … Read more

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