Earthquakes in Turkey the death toll exceeds 42,000 and more than 7,000 aftershocks occur Earthquakes in Turkey the death toll exceeds 42,000 and more than 7,000 aftershocks occur

Earthquakes in Turkey the death toll exceeds 42,000 and more than 7,000 aftershocks occur

Earthquakes in Turkey the death toll exceeds 42,000 and more than 7,000 aftershocks occur The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announced that the death toll from the earthquakes that hit the south of the country has risen to 42,310. AFAD indicated that 7,242 aftershocks occurred since the first earthquake, 41 of which were between 5 and 6 degrees, and 450 between 4 and 5 on the Richter scale.  The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announced on Tuesday that the death toll from the earthquakes that struck the southeast of the country has risen to 42,310.  In a statement, AFAD indicated that 7,242 aftershocks occurred since the first earthquake, 41 of which were between 5 and 6 degrees, and 450 between 4 and 5 on the Richter scale.  The statement stated that AFAD continues to transfer tents to the region from the first moment in order to meet the shelter needs of those affected by the earthquake, and that it has set up 300,809 tents in the affected states.  The administration added that it has set up camps in 270 points to date in the affected states.  And it said in the statement: “300,809 tents have been erected in the region, 69,766 of which are in Hatay, 66,685 in Kahramanmaraş, 49,670 in Gaziantep, 45,852 in Adi Yaman, 25,380 in Malatya, and 17,000 tents.” And 515 in Adana, and 8 thousand and 838 in Sanliurfa, and 7 thousand and 170 in Osmaniye, and 6 thousand and 328 in Diyarbakir, and 3 thousand and 605 in Kilis.   On the other hand, the United Nations organizations announced that it will continue its support for Turkey and Syria, following the earthquake that struck Hatay province in southern Turkey on Monday, with a magnitude of 6.4.  "We are concerned about earthquakes causing more loss of life and injury in Turkey and Syria," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Twitter on Tuesday.  He added, "WHO teams operating in both countries continue to provide medical supplies to provide emergency care to those in need."   In turn, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said that the new earthquake caused fear and harm to all those who suffered from previous earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.  He added via Twitter that the teams of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees are continuing relief efforts in the areas affected by the earthquake.  And Monday, an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck the "Dafna" area in the Turkish state of Hatay (south), at 20:04.  AFAD announced earlier that 90 aftershocks of 5.8 degrees were recorded, and 6 people died and 294 others were injured, 18 of whom were in serious condition as a result of the earthquake.  The Hatay earthquake comes two weeks after a double earthquake struck the province of Kahramanmaraş (south) with a magnitude of 7.7 and 7.6 degrees, and their impact affected northern Syria, causing great loss of life and property in both countries.    The collapse of buildings in northern Syria and the "crushing syndrome" threaten the lives of earthquake survivors The earthquakes that struck southern Turkey caused the collapse of many cracked buildings in northern Syria, in which the survivors faced a new challenge known as "crushing syndrome" as a result of their hours and days of staying under the rubble of their destroyed homes.  The Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) said on Tuesday that a number of cracked buildings collapsed in northern Syria, following the earthquake that struck the area yesterday evening, centered on the Turkish province of Hatay.  The Civil Defense reported, in a tweet on Twitter, that parts of a cracked building had collapsed in the city of Idlib, which had been subjected to air strikes years ago, and had been affected by the two earthquakes that struck the area on February 6 and yesterday, Monday.  He pointed out that the earthquakes left great destruction, a huge amount of rubble, and cracked roofs and walls in the regions of northwestern Syria.  He emphasized that his elements continue their work to help civilians by removing their belongings from under the rubble of buildings, removing cracked walls, securing them, and opening roads.   On the other hand, dozens of people injured in the earthquakes in northern Syria are suffering from "crushing syndrome" as a result of staying for hours and days under the rubble of their destroyed homes.  The Idlib Health Directorate documented the injury of about 80 survivors with "crushing syndrome", most of whom are in intensive care rooms.  The injured face great difficulties during the journey of treatment in hospitals due to the weakness of the medical sector, the depletion of equipment and capabilities, and the severe pressure that medical facilities have been subjected to since the earthquakes.  According to a report issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs "OCHA" yesterday, Monday, at least 53 health facilities were partially and two completely damaged by the earthquake in northwestern Syria, and 12 health facilities were out of service.  The "crush syndrome" is a medical condition that results from crushing of the muscles and skeleton and may lead to kidney failure or amputation of some parts of the body, which constitutes a major challenge for medical units in hospitals and compounds the problems of earthquake survivors.      30 relief planes Learn about Iraq's humanitarian aid in Turkey and Syria Iraq has recorded a remarkable presence in providing relief aid to Turkey and Syria since the earthquake occurred on February 6 until Tuesday, when the Council of Ministers sent more than 26 relief planes to Turkey and 24 planes to Syria, while confirming the continuation of the operation of new planes.  Iraq has recorded a remarkable presence in providing relief aid to Turkey and Syria since the earthquake occurred on February 6 until Tuesday.  On February 6, a double earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, the first measuring 7.7 degrees and the second 7.6 degrees, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, which caused huge losses of lives and property in both countries.  According to Anatolia monitoring of official data, Iraq provided relief aid since the earthquake occurred until Tuesday, as follows:  Since the earthquake, the Council of Ministers has decided to launch an air bridge to provide aid to Turkey and Syria.  - Last Saturday, the Council of Ministers announced an initial outcome indicating that more than 26 relief planes were sent to Turkey, and 24 planes to Syria, while confirming the continuation of operating new planes.  Sending more than 140 tons of aid to the two countries over the past few days.  - The arrival of aid on board Iraqi planes to the Turkish Gaziantep Airport, which included 20 tons of medical and emergency materials, more than 8 thousand blankets and 250 tents.  - The Iraqi Holy Hussain Shrine (non-governmental) sends a convoy of aid and relief materials to Syria due to the earthquake.  - The government announces the contribution of government institutions to relief campaigns by land to Syria, where the ministries of trade provided 650 tons of foodstuffs, defense 850 tons, and oil one million liters of fuel, in addition to the donations of professors and students of the University of Basra.  - The representative of the Turkish Red Crescent in Iraq, Mahmoud Akgun Triaki, says that the Iraqi people have so far sent 56 aid trucks to Turkey, stressing the wide participation of the Iraqi people in the aid campaign.  - Iraqi Turkmen are setting up a mobile kitchen in the Turkish state of Malatya, to prepare hot meals to feed 6,000 people daily, in addition to distributing clothes and shoes for those affected by the earthquake, in addition to providing between 300 and 500 prefabricated homes for the earthquake victims.  More than 16 Arab countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the Emirates and Kuwait, announced the establishment of air bridges, the provision of urgent relief and medical aid, and the dispatch of search and rescue teams to support the afflicted in Turkey and Syria.

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announced that the death toll from the earthquakes that hit the south of the country has risen to 42,310. AFAD indicated that 7,242 aftershocks occurred since the first earthquake, 41 of which were between 5 and 6 degrees, and 450 between 4 and 5 on the Richter scale. 

The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announced on Tuesday that the death toll from the earthquakes that struck the southeast of the country has risen to 42,310.

In a statement, AFAD indicated that 7,242 aftershocks occurred since the first earthquake, 41 of which were between 5 and 6 degrees, and 450 between 4 and 5 on the Richter scale.

The statement stated that AFAD continues to transfer tents to the region from the first moment in order to meet the shelter needs of those affected by the earthquake, and that it has set up 300,809 tents in the affected states.

The administration added that it has set up camps in 270 points to date in the affected states.

And it said in the statement: “300,809 tents have been erected in the region, 69,766 of which are in Hatay, 66,685 in Kahramanmaraş, 49,670 in Gaziantep, 45,852 in Adi Yaman, 25,380 in Malatya, and 17,000 tents.” And 515 in Adana, and 8 thousand and 838 in Sanliurfa, and 7 thousand and 170 in Osmaniye, and 6 thousand and 328 in Diyarbakir, and 3 thousand and 605 in Kilis.


On the other hand, the United Nations organizations announced that it will continue its support for Turkey and Syria, following the earthquake that struck Hatay province in southern Turkey on Monday, with a magnitude of 6.4.

"We are concerned about earthquakes causing more loss of life and injury in Turkey and Syria," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Twitter on Tuesday.

He added, "WHO teams operating in both countries continue to provide medical supplies to provide emergency care to those in need."

In turn, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said that the new earthquake caused fear and harm to all those who suffered from previous earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

He added via Twitter that the teams of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees are continuing relief efforts in the areas affected by the earthquake.

And Monday, an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck the "Dafna" area in the Turkish state of Hatay (south), at 20:04.

AFAD announced earlier that 90 aftershocks of 5.8 degrees were recorded, and 6 people died and 294 others were injured, 18 of whom were in serious condition as a result of the earthquake.

The Hatay earthquake comes two weeks after a double earthquake struck the province of Kahramanmaraş (south) with a magnitude of 7.7 and 7.6 degrees, and their impact affected northern Syria, causing great loss of life and property in both countries.

The collapse of buildings in northern Syria and the "crushing syndrome" threaten the lives of earthquake survivors

The earthquakes that struck southern Turkey caused the collapse of many cracked buildings in northern Syria, in which the survivors faced a new challenge known as "crushing syndrome" as a result of their hours and days of staying under the rubble of their destroyed homes.

The Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) said on Tuesday that a number of cracked buildings collapsed in northern Syria, following the earthquake that struck the area yesterday evening, centered on the Turkish province of Hatay.

The Civil Defense reported, in a tweet on Twitter, that parts of a cracked building had collapsed in the city of Idlib, which had been subjected to air strikes years ago, and had been affected by the two earthquakes that struck the area on February 6 and yesterday, Monday.

He pointed out that the earthquakes left great destruction, a huge amount of rubble, and cracked roofs and walls in the regions of northwestern Syria.

He emphasized that his elements continue their work to help civilians by removing their belongings from under the rubble of buildings, removing cracked walls, securing them, and opening roads.

On the other hand, dozens of people injured in the earthquakes in northern Syria are suffering from "crushing syndrome" as a result of staying for hours and days under the rubble of their destroyed homes.

The Idlib Health Directorate documented the injury of about 80 survivors with "crushing syndrome", most of whom are in intensive care rooms.

The injured face great difficulties during the journey of treatment in hospitals due to the weakness of the medical sector, the depletion of equipment and capabilities, and the severe pressure that medical facilities have been subjected to since the earthquakes.

According to a report issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs "OCHA" yesterday, Monday, at least 53 health facilities were partially and two completely damaged by the earthquake in northwestern Syria, and 12 health facilities were out of service.

The "crush syndrome" is a medical condition that results from crushing of the muscles and skeleton and may lead to kidney failure or amputation of some parts of the body, which constitutes a major challenge for medical units in hospitals and compounds the problems of earthquake survivors.

30 relief planes Learn about Iraq's humanitarian aid in Turkey and Syria Iraq has recorded a remarkable presence in providing relief aid to Turkey and Syria since the earthquake occurred on February 6 until Tuesday, when the Council of Ministers sent more than 26 relief planes to Turkey and 24 planes to Syria, while confirming the continuation of the operation of new planes.  Iraq has recorded a remarkable presence in providing relief aid to Turkey and Syria since the earthquake occurred on February 6 until Tuesday.  On February 6, a double earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, the first measuring 7.7 degrees and the second 7.6 degrees, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, which caused huge losses of lives and property in both countries.  According to Anatolia monitoring of official data, Iraq provided relief aid since the earthquake occurred until Tuesday, as follows:  Since the earthquake, the Council of Ministers has decided to launch an air bridge to provide aid to Turkey and Syria.  - Last Saturday, the Council of Ministers announced an initial outcome indicating that more than 26 relief planes were sent to Turkey, and 24 planes to Syria, while confirming the continuation of operating new planes.  Sending more than 140 tons of aid to the two countries over the past few days.  - The arrival of aid on board Iraqi planes to the Turkish Gaziantep Airport, which included 20 tons of medical and emergency materials, more than 8 thousand blankets and 250 tents.  - The Iraqi Holy Hussain Shrine (non-governmental) sends a convoy of aid and relief materials to Syria due to the earthquake.  - The government announces the contribution of government institutions to relief campaigns by land to Syria, where the ministries of trade provided 650 tons of foodstuffs, defense 850 tons, and oil one million liters of fuel, in addition to the donations of professors and students of the University of Basra.  - The representative of the Turkish Red Crescent in Iraq, Mahmoud Akgun Triaki, says that the Iraqi people have so far sent 56 aid trucks to Turkey, stressing the wide participation of the Iraqi people in the aid campaign.  - Iraqi Turkmen are setting up a mobile kitchen in the Turkish state of Malatya, to prepare hot meals to feed 6,000 people daily, in addition to distributing clothes and shoes for those affected by the earthquake, in addition to providing between 300 and 500 prefabricated homes for the earthquake victims.  More than 16 Arab countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the Emirates and Kuwait, announced the establishment of air bridges, the provision of urgent relief and medical aid, and the dispatch of search and rescue teams to support the afflicted in Turkey and Syria.

30 relief planes Learn about Iraq's humanitarian aid in Turkey and Syria

Iraq has recorded a remarkable presence in providing relief aid to Turkey and Syria since the earthquake occurred on February 6 until Tuesday, when the Council of Ministers sent more than 26 relief planes to Turkey and 24 planes to Syria, while confirming the continuation of the operation of new planes.

Iraq has recorded a remarkable presence in providing relief aid to Turkey and Syria since the earthquake occurred on February 6 until Tuesday.

On February 6, a double earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, the first measuring 7.7 degrees and the second 7.6 degrees, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, which caused huge losses of lives and property in both countries.

According to Anatolia monitoring of official data, Iraq provided relief aid since the earthquake occurred until Tuesday, as follows:

Since the earthquake, the Council of Ministers has decided to launch an air bridge to provide aid to Turkey and Syria.

- Last Saturday, the Council of Ministers announced an initial outcome indicating that more than 26 relief planes were sent to Turkey, and 24 planes to Syria, while confirming the continuation of operating new planes.

Sending more than 140 tons of aid to the two countries over the past few days.

- The arrival of aid on board Iraqi planes to the Turkish Gaziantep Airport, which included 20 tons of medical and emergency materials, more than 8 thousand blankets and 250 tents.

- The Iraqi Holy Hussain Shrine (non-governmental) sends a convoy of aid and relief materials to Syria due to the earthquake.

- The government announces the contribution of government institutions to relief campaigns by land to Syria, where the ministries of trade provided 650 tons of foodstuffs, defense 850 tons, and oil one million liters of fuel, in addition to the donations of professors and students of the University of Basra.

- The representative of the Turkish Red Crescent in Iraq, Mahmoud Akgun Triaki, says that the Iraqi people have so far sent 56 aid trucks to Turkey, stressing the wide participation of the Iraqi people in the aid campaign.

- Iraqi Turkmen are setting up a mobile kitchen in the Turkish state of Malatya, to prepare hot meals to feed 6,000 people daily, in addition to distributing clothes and shoes for those affected by the earthquake, in addition to providing between 300 and 500 prefabricated homes for the earthquake victims.

More than 16 Arab countries, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the Emirates and Kuwait, announced the establishment of air bridges, the provision of urgent relief and medical aid, and the dispatch of search and rescue teams to support the afflicted in Turkey and Syria.

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