Published on: 06/28/2022 – 08:16 The earthquake that struck Afghanistan last week left more than 1,000 dead and thousands homeless. A France 24 team went to the Barmal district, in one of the most affected villages, to meet the survivors. Reportage. The roofs of houses in the village of Bariam Kheil collapsed during the earthquake that hit Afghanistan on June 22, killing many people. A week later, the survivors are living in tents next to the ruins of their homes, in the greatest destitution. “We were given these tents to help us. We are six families in total […]. These tents are too small for all of us. Before receiving them, at night, we slept on these beds outside”, confides to France 24 Hilal Afgar, a villager who lost five members of his family during the earthquake. The earthquake plunged the already very poor population into a greater Lack of access to drinking water and unsanitary conditions raise fears of a cholera epidemic. district of Barmal “We cannot say when they will be, it may take a month or more, but what is certain is that without the help of the international community, we will not be able to do it”. on the video player above to view the report by France 24 special envoys in Afghanistan, Shahzaib Wahlah and Sonia Ghezali.
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