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    West Afghanistan Earthquake

    6.3 magnitude earthquake near the city of Herat.

    In October 2023, powerful earthquakes shook western Afghanistan, causing widespread destruction and impacting thousands of lives. As buildings crumbled and infrastructure was compromised, many are left without shelter, food, or basic necessities.


    In response to this crisis, our analysts have identified several highly rated charities actively engaged in disaster relief and recovery efforts in the region. Click on the name of each organization to learn more about its mission, programs, and services, and consider making a donation via the Giving Basket to support those affected by this tragic event as they strive to rebuild and regain a sense of normalcy.


    If you are a U.S.-registered 501(c)(3) charity with a three- or four-star Charity Navigator rating and are responding to this disaster/crisis, please complete and submit this survey, and our curation team will review.

    Charities responding to the earthquake in Afghanistan

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