Five days have passed since the powerful earthquake in western Afghanistan, the people of Herat province are still afraid of the next earthquakes and have left their homes and spend the cold autumn nights in the open air next to the streets.
This earthquake has left many human and financial losses, and according to the latest statistics, about 4,500 people have been killed and injured in this event.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs announced today in a new report that 1023 people died and 1663 others were injured in eleven villages of Zindajan district of Herat province.
A number of citizens of Herat province say that they leave their homes and spend their days and nights outdoors to avoid the dangers of possible earthquakes.
Mohammad Rezaei, a resident of Herat, says that after the earthquake on Saturday, he spent three nights in the park with his family.
He says: “It’s been three nights since we came to the park, the weather gets very cold at night, but we have to stay outside. Although we have no facilities and we migrated from Badghis to Herat, we cannot go to our homes because of the possibility of an earthquake.”
A number of Herat residents who have a good economic situation have gone to their gardens which are far from the city after the earthquake, but poor people have been forced to pitch tents by the roads and parks or spend the nights outside without tents and facilities. do
Sohrab Rahimi, one of the workers in Herat Province, says that he spends the nights on the side of the road without a tent in the open air with his family to protect themselves from the dangers of the earthquake.
According to the information provided, Zindajan, Karkh and Ghorian districts of Herat have suffered serious human and financial losses, and Zindajan, which is said to be the center of this earthquake, has suffered more damage.
The villages of Wardakha, Sarbland, Sanjab, Keshkak, Azgulak, Naib Rafi, Siahab and Karnil are among the villages that have been completely destroyed in these three districts.