Residents of the provinces of Ghazni and Baghlan have started a campaign to gather aid for the affected families of the recent devastating earthquake in the southeast region of Afghanistan.
According to those involved, the aid includes money, food, cash, and other items.
"The youth have started this campaign to help the victims of the earthquake that hit Khost, Paktika, Paktia and Nangarhar provinces,” said Mawlawi Mustafa Allah Hashemi, head of Information and Culture of Baghlan.
“Everyone should take part in this campaign, and we should get united in order to help the affected families of the earthquake," said Javid, another resident of Ghazni.
These residents also urge the citizens of the country to provide assistance to victims' families of the recent deadly earthquake.
“All of our countrymen should take part in this campaign so that it reaches the families of victims who need medicine and other things,” said Lutfullah, a resident of Ghazni.
“We have collected about 40,000 afghanis so far," said Abdul Rahman, a member of the Ghazni aid fundraiser.
Foreign countries and aid agencies have provided assistance to the families affected by Wednesday’s earthquake.