Friday, 29 November 2013

HANDS Response to Balochistan Earthquake

Powerful earthquake struck Baluchistan on 24th September 2013, the quake’s epicentre was near Awaran District, but other districts of Baluchistan – Kech (Turbat), Panjgur, Khuzdar and Gwadar were also affected. According to the reports, tremors registered 7.8 on the Richter scale. After the incident another earthquake of 7.2 magnitude hit the same area of Baluchistan on September 28, 2013. HANDS started its relief operations within 48 hours. Download full report