Ashkan Shabani

Freelance Photographer
    
Kermanshah Earthquake
Location: Istanbul
Nationality: Turkey
Biography: I'm a self-educated photographer and visual storyteller based in Turkey. When I was a teenager I started photography by taking family pictures. In 2016, I started working as a photographer for a local news agency called DiyarMirza which led... read on
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Kermanshah Earthquake
Copyright ashkan shabani 2021
Date of Work 11/14/17 - 11/18/17
Updated 04/04/20
Location Kermanshah
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The Iran-Iraq earthquake of 7.3 magnitudes happened on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, near Azgaleh, Kermanshah province and near the border between two countries. The number of deaths in Iran reached 620 people and 9, 388 of people injured. About 70,000 Iranians became homeless caused by the earthquake. According to the Iranian Housing Foundation, 122,000 urban and rural residential units were destroyed 100%. Also, 15 thousand residential units need to be repaired.
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