Bam Citadel to open to public after 13 years — Iran Project com

KERMAN, May 25 (MNA) – The world’s largest adobe building has only recently been finding its past glory after reconstruction of its most beautiful part which is planned to be opened to interested public. Built around 500 BC, Bam Citadel was hit by the earthquake which equally devastated City of Bam in the desert province…

FOCUS Pakistan responds to the devastating earthquake providing relief to thousands in the affected area —Dardistan Times com

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan immediately deployed its response team to the Northern Areas in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Pakistan. The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Jurm District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan on the 26th of October, which affected large parts of Northern Pakistan and Tajikistan. Many populations in the…

Earthquake Aftermath: Women, children and the elderly among the worst sufferers in he resilient people of Phandar Valley — Pamir Times Net

The resilient people of Phandar Valley have survived the magnitude 7.5 earthquake, but time is running fast, and the cruel winters are approaching. Already, during the nights, the temperature falls down below the zero degree century grade, sending chill through the picturesque valleys, surrounded by lofty snow-clad peaks and huge mountains. The tents and food…

Afghan, Pakistan Officials Assess Quake Damage — Voice of America News com

A man and his son clear the rubbles from their house after it was damaged by an earthquake in Behsud district of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 27, 2015. (…) Pakistani soldiers load relief goods to a plane for earthquake victims, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Oct. 27, 2015. KABUL/BAJAUR, PAKISTAN— Rescuers are working to reach remote areas…

Women Leading Relief Efforts in Nepal — by Anna Tenuta on Common Dreams org

Women-led groups in Nepal are leading earthquake relief and recovery efforts in the country, including in decision-making where women are often excluded. “We are still reeling in shock, and [many] have slept out of their homes in cars, in the gardens, or in public places,” said Sadhana Shrestha, executive director of Tewa, a Global Fund…

Participate in the ShakeOut drill at home by watching this video and following the steps. Video: Courtesy of ShakeOut — Aga Khan Development Network Press Center

Global Earthquake Preparedness: Drop, Cover and Hold On On Thursday 17 October, millions of people around the world will be participating in The Great ShakeOut, an annual drill that teaches people around the world how to protect themselves in the event of an earthquake. Having originated in California in 2008, ShakeOut has since spread globally…