Afghanistan : Earthquake : 1998/05
|Country or District||Afghanistan|
|Outline||The earthquake on 30 May 1998 had been the second one during this year, with 6.9 intensity on the Richter scale, resulting in some 4,000 persons killed, 17,000 families affected and 16,000 homes damaged or destroyed.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
*Earthquake happened in this disaster area and environs on this February too, so we can call the area where earthquake often happens. *Damaged houses are made of mud, so they are very weak at Earthquake. But restoration houses also are made of one. *The victims call for a suitable shelter because of getting over the intense winter.So the related organs are investigating the plan of re-settling down.
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