Japan: We will help with earthquake relief

Published date23 June 2022
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
According to a UN report, about 2,000 homes were destroyed by the worst natural disaster to strike the poverty-ridden country in decades

Kihara told a news conference that the government was coordinating moves "to provide the immediate support needed" and that it was conducting a situational assessment of Afghanistan to understand the local needs of the country.

According to a CNN report, Afghanistan is reeling from an economic crisis, with a senior Taliban official telling sources that the government is "financially unable to assist the people to the extent that is needs".

With military conflict and drought plaguing the nation for years, the US decision to freeze about $7 billion of the country's foreign reserves and cut off international funding following the Taliban takeover has crippled the already-struggling economy, forcing millions...

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