April 1, 2023

It’s one month since a powerful earthquake struck Turkey within the early hours of February 6, killing tens of hundreds of individuals in Turkey and neighboring Syria.

The earthquake, and subsequent highly effective quakes, killed greater than 51,000 individuals within the two international locations, injured about 108,000 individuals in Turkey and left tens of millions sheltering in tents or searching for to maneuver to different cities.

Almost 530,000 individuals have been evacuated from the catastrophe space in Turkey alone and the Turkish authorities has mentioned 173,000 buildings have thus far been recorded as collapsed or severely broken, with greater than 1.9 million individuals taking refuge in momentary shelters or lodges and public amenities.

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