The Afghan Red Crescent will receive humanitarian aid worth $200,000 from the Chinese Red Cross Society to combat the consequences of the devastating earthquake, Report informs, citing Xinhua.
More than two thousand Afghans lost their lives as a result of this natural disaster.
On Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) reported multiple earthquakes of up to magnitude 6.4 in western Afghanistan. According to Western media, the death toll exceeded two thousand and the number of injured exceeded nine thousand.
“The Chinese Red Cross Society has decided to provide US$200,000 in cash to the Afghan Red Crescent Society as emergency humanitarian aid for disaster relief operations,” the agency said.
Earlier, Suhail Shaheen, head of the political office of the Taliban (an organization banned in Russia) in Afghanistan (under UN sanctions for terrorist activities), reported that ten rescue teams work to help earthquake victims in Herat province.