The United Nations Organi zation for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid or OCHA, by publishing a new report, said that due to the earthquakes in western Afghanistan, 114 thousand people are in need of help and 93 million dollars are needed to support them.
In the continuation of this report, it is stated that as a result of these earthquakes, more than 3 thousand and 330 houses were completely destroyed, including 2 thousand and 137 houses severely and 1 thousand and 697 houses were moderately damaged.
Soraya is one of the victims of the recent earthquakes in Herat province, who lost her four daughters under the debris.
She told Roshene Sahel: “I was busy cooking food in the kitchen, when all of a sudden, the earth was blown everywhere, the ground shook violently, and the walls had collapsed. It was a very bad and terrible situation. I fainted from fear. When I opened my eyes, I saw everything.” It has disappeared and the bodies of my four daughters have been left on one side of the mansion. The world has become a doomsday for me. I don’t know how to endure this great sadness.”
The recent earthquakes affected 7,196 families and a large number of Herat residents lost their properties as well as their families.
Gholam Reza is the main resident of Naib Rafi village in Zindajan district of Herat, who lost his house along with his daughter-in-law and two grandchildren due to the earthquake on the first day.
He said to Roshne Sahel: “I was busy working on the fields when the ground shook violently. I saw that all lives collapsed and houses were destroyed. I rushed home and saved my wife and two daughters and my son, but my daughter-in-law and granddaughter Being stuck in the dirt until we pulled it out is gone.”
Meanwhile, the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council has said that more than 40,000 people were directly affected by the Herat earthquake and the world should not abandon the survivors of the earthquakes in western Afghanistan.
Jan Eglund, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, published a message on X page on Tuesday, 25th, saying that more than 40,000 people were directly affected by the Herat earthquake, 1,500 people died and 4,500 houses were destroyed.