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13 Apr 2017 description


On 26 October 2015, a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Jurm district in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province. 1 By 3 November 2015, at least 15 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces had verified damage reports with the north-eastern region being the most severely impacted. 2 Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces suffered the most serious damage; however, there were reports of severely damaged and destroyed homes as far south as Kabul, and even Khost, provinces.

10 Mar 2016 description

UN report calls for urgent actions to tackle rising urban disasters in Asia-Pacific