A photograph of a wall that has been heavily damaged

7.8 Earthquake Arawan Pakistan Sep 2013

The disaster desk was activated on September 24th after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck 69km NNE of Awaran, Pakistan. The earthquake was felt across Pakistan and India. Houses were reported damaged across city of Awaran, 2 schools collapsed and the Deputy speaker #Balochistan Assembly says 30 killed in Awaran. Volunteers performed media monitoring and tracked social media for impacts to communications, locations, officials and response. Our India regional team lead published did you feel it and earthquake tips in English, Hindi and Urdu. A situation report was also provided.