27.10.2015 / For immediate release
Earthquake in South Asia kills hundreds
Human Appeal is deeply saddened to hear about the tragic earthquake in South Asia. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake centred in the mountainous Hindu Kush region, 76km (45 miles) south of Faizabad, Afghanistan, has so far resulted in 260 deaths.
Our sympathy is with the victims and their families.
We are currently monitoring the situation to evaluate the best way we can help and are dispatching an emergency team to provide immediate relief to those in need.
We have ascertained that the victims are in need of: food, shelter, medicine, clothing, bedding, sanitation and hygiene. As the death toll rises we will do all we can to protect those who are most vulnerable.
Further updates will be sent out shortly.
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