As rescue operations unfold, the death toll from the Al Haouz earthquake continues to rise.
As of Wednesday evening, the death toll reached 2,946, while the number of injured climbed to 5,674
In a statement, the Interior Ministry said that the number of deaths reached 1,684 in the Al Haouz region and 980 in the Taroudant region. No new deaths were recorded in the remaining provinces and regions struck by the deadly earthquake.
Aid continues to flow into the affected regions as rescue operations are now focused on reaching remote areas.
Reports indicate that authorities were able to unblock several roads, allowing for aid to reach villages that had been cut off since the onset earthquake Friday night.
Since the start of rescue operations, a number of public and private institutions have donated to rescue efforts.
Volunteers and numerous rescue teams from Morocco’s partner nations such as Spain, Qatar, and the United Kingdom have united their efforts to offer humanitarian assistance to the families affected by the earthquake.
Additionally, the aftermath of the earthquake witnessed an outpouring of support and solidarity from people all over Morocco.
Heartwarming and impressive videos capture various charitable initiatives, as tons of humanitarian aid is being delivered to the families most severely affected by the earthquake, including those residing in remote and difficult-to-reach areas.