Helicopter evacuates injured after massive Afghanistan earthquake
People carry injured to a helicopter following a massive earthquake, in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters/BAKHTAR NEWS AGENCY

Japan to provide aid for Afghanistan after earthquake


The Japanese government plans to provide assistance to Afghanistan, a government spokesperson said on Thursday, after an earthquake there killed at least 1,000 people.

Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara told a regular news conference that the government was coordinating moves to "provide necessary support promptly" as well as assessing the situation to grasp local needs.

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Aid will be used by Taliban to rally support.

Just like how Al-Shabab does with UN aid.

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Some common sense action from Japan. An earthquake is a natural disaster, no one is to blame for the fatalities

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I wouldn’t waste my time and money with the Taliban.

Open schools to girls and we will be happy to help.

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when Japan will provide aid to own taxpayers suffering from aftecovid wallet shock/????

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Japan plans to provide assistance but however its always too late to help

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Aid? I want to know what the Aid will be. This should be good.

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Well done .

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A disaster of this magnitude requires support and aid so Japan should offer as much as possible, the problem is still how to make that aid reach the people that are in need because of the lack of infrastructure.

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