Inside Asni Military Field Hospital in quake-hit Morocco
The Asni Military Field Hospital was opened a day after the deadly earthquake struck Morocco on September 8, and is still operational to help the victims.
Morocco villages in need of aid before winter begins
It has been two weeks since a strong earthquake hit Morocco. Its maximum effect was in the remote villages of the Atlas Mountains.
Aid workers in Morocco face huge challenges
Aid workers are facing huge challenges in delivering help to those affected by the September 8 earthquake in Morocco. Almost 3,000 people were killed in the earthquake.
Morocco: Aid begins to reach remote villages in ruins
The United Nations estimates that more than 300,000 people in Morocco were affected by the earthquake a week ago. Nearly 3,000 people were killed, and clean-up operations are still under way. Villages and towns in the High Atlas mountain...
Clearing efforts underway in Morocco
The search continues for survivors in Morocco, after an earthquake that hit a week ago killed about 3,000 people. Operations are now under way to clear the huge amounts of rubble piled up in some of the worst-affected villages.
The long road to recovery for Morocco
In Morocco, survivors of last week's devastating earthquake are struggling to cope with injuries and trauma. They are receiving help at makeshift hospitals near the epicentre of the quake.
Morocco: 50,000 buildings damaged, people left without homes
Morocco announced the launch of an aid programme on Thursday to support and rehouse the residents of about 50,000 buildings damaged in last week's devastating earthquake. The number of people left without homes by the quake, which has de...
Rescue efforts continue as people still wait for aid in Morocco
Aftershocks in the wake of an earthquake that has killed more than 2,900 people in Morocco have hampered ongoing rescue and aid efforts. The magnitude 6.8 quake was centred on the country's Atlas mountains and has displaced thousands of ...
Moroccans voice anger at slow emergency response
Hopes of finding survivors of the earthquake that killed over 2900 people in Morocco are fading. The high Atlas mountains were the worst hit but some communities are still waiting for help. In Marrakech anger is growing over the slow pac...
Moroccans in earthquake zone living in tents
Moroccans left homeless in the earthquake zone are struggling to get by, now living in tents after sleeping outside for the first few nights — the psychological pain from the quake as deep as the physical damage for those who survived.
Morocco's search for survivors continues
Rescuers are yet to reach some remote mountain villages, which suffered some of the worst devastation. DW’s Jan-Philipp Scholz reports from Imi N’Tala in the Atlas Mountains.
Morocco quake toll nears 3,000 as rescuers reach more towns
International aid has begun reaching Morocco as the death toll from Friday's earthquake rises. The death toll has risen to nearly 3,000 even as rescue teams are searching for those feared trapped under rubble.
Wedding party saved villagers during Morocco’s quake
A pre-wedding celebration saved all the people of a Moroccan village during Friday's (September 8) deadly earthquake, which destroyed their stone and mud-brick houses while they were enjoying traditional music in an outdoor courtyard.
Foreign rescuers join Morocco's race against time
Hopes were dimming in Morocco's desperate search for survivors, four days after a powerful earthquake killed more than 2,800 people, most of them in remote villages in the High Atlas Mountains. Search-and-rescue teams from the kingdom an...
Hope fading for survivors trapped in Morocco
Distraught and exhausted survivors from Friday night's quake are waiting for the slim chance now that rescuers will find their relatives alive. In some of the hardest hit areas help is yet to arrive. The death toll is now close to 3000.
Morocco's mud brick homes make rescues harder
Rescuers digging through the rubble after Morocco's deadly earthquake warned on Monday (September 11) that the traditional mud brick, stone and rough wood housing ubiquitous in the High Atlas mountains reduced the chances of finding surv...
Morocco death toll rises to 2,862 as search continues
Rescuers in Morocco are in a race against time to find those trapped in their homes since Friday's earthquake. Some have been saved by people digging with their bare hands. Aid and heavy equipment hasn't been able to reach some remote re...
The village completely destroyed in Morocco quake
The remote village of Imi N'Tala in the High Atlas Mountains, southwest of Marrakech, was nearly completely destroyed by the earthquake that hit late Friday. Time is running out for rescuers to find any survivors.
Rescuers race to find quake survivors in Morocco
Rescuers race against time on Monday to find survivors in the rubble more than 48 hours after Morocco's deadliest earthquake in over six decades, with nearly 2,500 killed. Search teams from Spain and Britain have joined efforts to find s...
Morocco locals take the search into their own hands
Rescuers digging through the rubble after Morocco's deadly earthquake warned that the traditional mud brick, stone and rough wood housing omnipresent in the High Atlas mountains reduced the chances of finding survivors.
Historic Moroccan monuments crumble in quake
As Morocco’s death toll continues to rise, many residents in the country's famous Marrakesh’s Medina quarter sleeping are rough for another night, with severe damage to the historic site.
Morocco rescue teams struggle to reach isolated areas
More than 48 hours have passed since Morocco was struck by its most devastating natural disaster in decades. Emergency teams are in a race against time to find survivors of the earthquake. So far, more than 2,100 people have been confirm...
Morocco declares three days of national mourning
The King of Morocco has declared three days of national mourning after a deadly earthquake overnight killed more than 2,000 people, and injured thousands more. All available resources have been mobilised and dispatched to the epicenter, ...
Morocco braces for death toll to rise sharply
Rescuers in Morocco are braving crumbling buildings and aftershocks to look for survivors of Friday’s devastating 6.8 magnitude earthquake, which shattered towns and villages in the mountains near Marrakech. More than 2,100 people are de...
Race to find survivors in Morocco rubble
It has been nearly 48 hours since Morocco was hit by its worst natural disaster in a century, with the death toll now 2,122. Emergency crews are racing to find earthquake survivors as the country declares three days of national mourning.
Death toll in Morocco quake passes 2,000
The death toll from the powerful earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday has now surpassed 2,000 as rescue workers raced to find survivors in the rubble. More than two thousand more people are injured, 1400 of those listed as critical.