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Afghanistan: Earthquake: 2002/03/25 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/03/25
Country or District Afghanistan
Event Type Earthquake
Outline As many as 1,800 people may have died in northern Afghanistan following a pair of earthquakes about 100 miles north of Kabul on Monday evening and early Tuesday morning.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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OCHA Situation Report No.8 2002/04/01
Assistance and Sectoral Updates

Yahoo! News 2002/03/30
Afghan quake rescuers battle mines and mud.

Reuters News 2002/03/29
Rain,mines and aftershocks slow Afghan quake aid. 2002/03/28
Support for Northern Afghanistan earthquake starts kicking in by etc.

OCHA Situation Report No.6 2002/03/28
Current Situation and National and International Response.

MSN Japan news 2002/03/28
USA troops airlift the relief goods for the victims of Afgan earthquake.

yahoo!news 2002/03/28
Taiwan to donate 50,000 U.S. dlrs to Afghanistan quake victims

yahoo!news 2002/0328
Pakistan sends relief shipment to earthquake victims

Reuter News 2002/03/27
The U.N. regional coordinator for northern Afghanistan said the world body estimated fewer than 800 were known to have died so far and 300 people were injured.

CNN News 2002/03/27
The scene of an earthquake thought to have killed thousands.

OCHA Situation Report No.5 2002/03/27
Background and Current Situation

BBC News 2002/03/27
Aid workers estimate that 30,000 people have been left homeless by the earthquake.

yahoo!singapore news 2002/03/27
Around 2,000 feared dead in Afghan earthquakes

International aid agency Children's Aid Direct is launching an appeal for cash donations to help out victims of the earthquake

The News International Pakistan(Pakistani newspaper) 2002/03/27
4,800 feared dead in Afghan quake. 2002/03/27
Problems with transportation for Afghanistan earthquake assistance.

Reuters News 2002/03/27
Fresh aftershocks kill more in Afghan quake zone.

CNN News 2002/03/27
Afghan quake toll uncertain. 2002/03/26
Two powerful earthquakes killed at least 1,800 people and injured 3,000 in northern Afghanistan.

OCHA Situation Report No.3 2002/03/26
Local authorities reported that 500 people had already been buried.

Reuter News 2002/03/26
The earthquakes flattened the northern town of Nahrin, around 100 miles north of Kabul.

BBC News 2002/03/26
More than 1,500 people are feared dead and thousands have been left homeless

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/03/26
A series of earthquakes with the strongest one measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale struck Afghanistan.

Jung group online editions (pakisutan)
Thousands perish in Afghan quake:

Asahi.com2002/03/26(Japanese page)
As many as 1,000 people may have died in northern Afghanistan.

Yahoo asia News 2002/03/26
More than 100 dead in Afghanistan earthquakes

CNN News 2002/03/26
Afghan quake kills 'up to 1,800 people'

Geographycal Data

Reuters AlertNet 2002/03/26
Map of March 26 earthquake in Afganistan

Reuter AlertNet 2002/03/26
Map of March 26 earthquake in Afganistan

USGS National Earthquake Information Center


Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Research Center (EDM) National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED)
Estimated Damage Areas

BBC News 2002/03/27
In pictures: Afghan quake

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