UN agencies rush to aid Afghanistan following deadly quake

The UN and partners have rushed to support Afghanistan following a devastating earthquake that hit two provinces in the east of the country early on Wednesday morning.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2022/06/1120992

Countries urged to ‘dig deep’ and support Afghanistan in aftermath of deadly earthquake

26 Jun 2022

The top UN official in Afghanistan appealed on Sunday for greater international support for the country, following a one-day visit to communities hit hard by the devastating earthquake on Wednesday.


Life-saving relief continues to reach quake-hit eastern Afghanistan

24 Jun 2022

Emergency lifesaving aid relief continued to flow into quake-hit eastern Afghanistan on Friday, as UN humanitarians and partners rushed to help the most vulnerable communities.

‘No words’ to explain people’s suffering in Türkiye: A UN Resident Coordinator blog

27 Feb 2023

There are “no words” to explain the level of suffering of people in Türkiye following the hugely destructive earthquake which hit the country - as well as Syria - in early February, says Alvaro Rodriguez, the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Türkiye.