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Many survivors still waiting for aid in Paktika

AT News KABUL: Relief effort in hard-hit remote Gayan district and other parts of Paktika province recently devastated by a deadly earthquake remains limited due to funding and access constraints. Overwhelmed by the logistical complexities of issues, the Taliban are also grappling with inadequate funds as thousands are still in …

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Business owners moan power shortages in Kabul

AT News KABUL: Power shortages have impaled businesses and manufacturing companies in Kabul as members of the Afghan Craftsmen Association say electricity outage has caused a reduction in their productions and affected domestic industries for years. “Even in the winter, they provide us just with 10 to 12 hours of …

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China pledges $7.5m in emergency aid

AT News KABUL: China has pledged to provide $7.5 million in emergency humanitarian aid for victims of a deadly earthquake in Paktika and Khost provinces. A flight carrying the first shipment of the aid including tents, sheets and convertible beds would reach Afghanistan on Monday. Global Times quoted Foreign Ministry …

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Cholera outbreak threatens earthquake survivors in Paktika

AT News KABUL: Thousands affected by a deadly earthquake in Paktika province are at risk of cholera disease and are in need of clean water and food, an Afghan health ministry official said on Sunday, days after a U.N. agency warned of a cholera outbreak in the region. After the earthquake hit …

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UN sends $10 million in aid to Afghanistan after earthquake

AT News KABUL: The United Nations has allocated $10 million to thousands of people affected by a deadly earthquake last Wednesday in south-eastern Afghanistan. More than 1,150 people were killed and about 2,000 people were injured with 10,000 homes partially or entirely destroyed in Wednesday earthquake, and five others were …

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Russia alarmed by ISIL and Al-Qaeda threats from Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: Led by Russia, the Central Asian countries have expressed their deep concern over the threat of terrorism spreading in the region perceived to be due to the growing activity of international terrorist organizations in Afghanistan. Defense ministers of Russia and Central Asian countries met in Moscow on …

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Karzai meets members of Erfan Foundation

AT News KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai met with a number of members of the Erfan Social Foundation. In this meeting, the participants talked about providing the ground for lessons and education and development of professional skills for girls and boys across Afghanistan as well as innovation in the health …

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