Following an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people in eastern Afghanistan, the government has announced that it will implement a $ 3 million emergency grant-in-aid for humanitarian assistance in areas such as health care.

Afghanistan suffered a magnitude 5.9 earthquake on the 22nd of this month in the eastern host state, killing at least 1040 people and injuring more than 1,600, according to local authorities.



At a press conference on the 28th, Foreign Minister Hayashi said, "We will provide $ 3 million in emergency grant-in-aid for humanitarian assistance for damage. We will provide humanitarian assistance in areas such as health care based on local support needs." Said.



Regarding the earthquake in eastern Afghanistan, the government decided on the 24th of last week to deliver bedding such as blankets and plastic tanks for water supply to the site as emergency relief supplies, and Minister Hayashi said, "We will continue to inform the people of Afghanistan. I would like to provide support that is close to me. "

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