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Death toll of children in Afghanistan quake rises to 155

Springfield News-Sun 27 Jun 2022
When the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan as the United States and its NATO allies were withdrawing their forces last August, foreign aid stopped practically overnight ... and an array of overstretched aid agencies in the country that have tried to keep Afghanistan from the brink of starvation have swung into action.
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Child death toll in Afghanistan quake rises to 155

Belfast Telegraph 27 Jun 2022
Afghans receive aid at a camp after an earthquake in Gayan district in Paktika province (AP) ... Afghans receive aid at a camp after an earthquake in Gayan district in Paktika province (AP) ... The UN and an array of overstretched aid agencies in the country that have tried to keep Afghanistan from the brink of starvation have swung into action.
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Afghan quake survivors without food and shelter as aid trickles in

Manila Standard 27 Jun 2022
Aid was starting to trickle through in some areas ... But the quake has prompted an outpouring of sympathy from abroad — although many are wary of how any aid will be used ... “We hope that the International Community & aid agencies will also help our people in this dire situation,” tweeted Anas Haqqani, a senior Taliban official.
photo: AP / Mohammad Sajjad
A Pakistani carries a man who was injured from an earthquake in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015. A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake in northern Afghanistan rocked cities across South Asia killing hundreds.
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At least 155 children killed in Afghanistan earthquake

The New Arab 27 Jun 2022
The Taliban have appealed for foreign aid, and the UN and an array of overstretched aid agencies in the country that have tried to keep Afghanistan from the brink of starvation have swung into action. Despite funding and access constraints, convoys of aid have trickled into the remote provinces.
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Chinese firm donates food aid to Afghan quake victims

Xinhua 27 Jun 2022
The food aid donated by MCC-JCL Aynak Minerals Company Ltd ... "We are thankful to all aid agencies, domestic and international organizations which provided aid to us at this difficult time when we are facing an emergency situation, we are grateful as they delivered a lot of assistance," Haqqani said.
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Foreign Minister: Hungary to Provide HUF 4 Million in Aid to Afghanistan

Hungary Today 27 Jun 2022
Hungary is therefore providing HUF 2 million in emergency aid to earthquake victims under the Hungary Helps program, and the Hungarian Ecumenical Relief Agency is contributing another HUF 2 million,” Szijj�rt� said ... Govt Sends Medical Aid Worth HUF 210 Million to Ukraine.
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1030 GMT, June 27

China.dot.org 27 Jun 2022
The food aid donated by MCC-JCL Aynak Minerals Company Ltd ... "We are thankful to all aid agencies, domestic and international organizations which provided aid to us at this difficult time when we are facing an emergency situation, we are grateful as they delivered a lot of assistance," Haqqani said. (Afghanistan-China-Earthquake Aid).
photo: AP / Ebrahim Nooroozi
An Afghan boy sits in the courtyard of his destroyed home after an earthquake in Gayan district in Paktika province, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 26, 2022.
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Afghanistan earthquake: Villagers report aftershocks but no aid

BBC News 27 Jun 2022
It is home to 250 people, and because of its remote location no-one from the Taliban government or aid agencies have reached it with help so far ... The men sleep outside ... Aid has arrived about an hour away in Gayan - food and other relief material from humanitarian agencies, and some from the Taliban government ... There too, they said, no aid has arrived.
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Afghan agency says earthquake survivors need cash; enough aid for now

FX Empire 27 Jun 2022
KABUL (Reuters) – An Afghan aid agency appealed on Monday for cash for survivors of a deadly earthquake, saying it had no room to store food and had enough tents and money for villagers to meet their particular needs would be most useful now ... Nevertheless, the United Nations and several other countries have sent aid to the affected area.
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Not-so-emergency aid: Billions in funding to avert mass hunger still waiting to be spent

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jun 2022
A USAID spokesperson didn’t specifically comment on the delays but said the agency has committed millions in food aid funding from the first Ukraine aid package Congress passed in March, which included $2.65 billion in the disaster aid funding ... which countries should receive the funding and amount of aid it should plan on sending.
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Earthquake survivors unsafe as aftershocks continue, senior Afghan official says

Dawn 27 Jun 2022
The United Nations and several other countries, including Pakistan, have sent aid to the affected area. An Afghan aid agency appealed on Monday for cash for survivors of the earthquake, saying it had no room to store food and had enough tents, and that money for villagers to meet their particular needs would be most useful now.
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Afghanistan earthquake: Survivors struggle for food and shelter amidst cholera fears

Business Ghana 27 Jun 2022
Afghan and international aid agencies are assessing the damage and delivering supplies, but this is a major and developing crisis, one which comes on top of the country's already dire humanitarian situation ... Attention will now turn to the survivors, and how fast aid can reach them.
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Ksrelief's 'Masam' Project Removes 1,167 Mines In Yemeni Lands Within A Week

MENA FN 27 Jun 2022
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Riyadh, June 26, 2022, SPAKing Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief)–Masam– project managed during the fourth week of June 2022 to dismantle 1,167 ... .
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Walz issues executive order directing state not to aid prosecution of abortion seekers

MinnPost 27 Jun 2022
Dave Orrick writes in the Pioneer Press. “A day after the U.S ... Walz signed an executive order Saturday directing state agencies — to the extent legally permissible — not to aid agencies from other states if they seek to prosecute their residents for traveling to Minnesota to get abortions or assisting in legal abortions here ... FOX 9 reports.
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Police not to arrest Ketaki Chitale again over poem on Sharad Pawar till July 12

Indian Express 27 Jun 2022
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