UN agencies in Nepal continue their response to the deadly earthquake that struck western parts of the country over the weekend, claiming 153 lives, injuring over 330 and forcing thousands to spend nights in the open amid freezing temperatures.
United Nations teams in Nepal are responding to the devastating earthquake in the west of the country, amid reports that over 150 people have been killed and hundreds more injured.
At least 128 people died as a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit a remote region in Nepal on Friday (November 3, 2023) as rescue workers fought to pull out survivors from the rubble.
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 Friday.
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 to survive on as the hard winter approaches, UN agencies have reported.
Kabul: The handover ceremony for China's first batch of quake-relief materials for Afghanistan was held on Sunday in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.
UN agencies are appealing for urgent funds to assist the hundreds of thousands affected by deadly earthquakes in western 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 same region.
Marrakesh/UNI: The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Morocco has risen to 2,901, and the injuries to 5,530, according to the latest statement released by the Moroccan government on Tuesday.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit central Morocco which left 296 people dead and forced a large number of people to spend night in the streets on Friday, media reports said.
Beijing/IBNS/UNI: At least 21 people were injured as a 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck the county of Pingyuan, in Dezhou City of east China's Shandong province Sunday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Today, a powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake jolted the Alaska Peninsula region, as reported by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
Port-au-Prince/UNI: A powerful 4.9-magnitude earthquake off the southwest coast of Haiti has resulted in the death of four people and 36 more people suffering injuries, the Haitian Directorate for Civil Protection said.
Tokyo/IBNS: A 6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in the central Ishikawa region of Japan, as reported by the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Aomori/Japan: The Japan Meteorological Agency reported that a 6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Aomori in northern Japan on Tuesday.