Turkey begins to rebuild for 1.5 million left homeless by earthquakes

Turkey has begun work to rebuild homes after this month’s devastating earthquake, a government official said Friday. More than 160,000 buildings, including 520,000 apartments, collapsed or were severely damaged in the February 6 earthquake that killed tens of thousands in Turkey and neighboring Syria. The Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (AFAD) announced Friday night that […]

Latest Earthquakes Kill at Least Eight as Turkey, Syria Struggle to Recover

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake in Hatay province on Monday killed six more people, Turkish officials said, as well as two more deaths in Syria, according to civil defense organization White Helmets. The current death toll from the more powerful quake on February 6 exceeds 47,000 in Turkey and Syria. Turkey’s main disaster management agency, the Turkish […]

Turkey and Syria earthquakes damage on the rise

Volunteers stand on the rubble of a destroyed building in Kahramanmaras, southern Turkey, a day after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the southeast of the country on February 7, 2023 – Turkish and Syrian rescuers It was dug for the buried survivors of the earthquake that killed over 5,000 people while braving frigid weather, aftershocks […]

Two earthquakes and their aftershocks in Turkey- Syria claim thousands of lives

A man walks through the rubble looking for people in a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey, Monday, February 6, 2023. A powerful earthquake threatens to collapse several buildings in southeastern Turkey and Syria, causing many casualties. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) OAN Sophia FloresUpdated 1:15 PM PT – Monday, February 6, 2023 A 7.8-magnitude quake was followed […]