Earthquakes in Turkey strenuous efforts to avoid the spread of diseases in the affected shelters Earthquakes in Turkey strenuous efforts to avoid the spread of diseases in the affected shelters

Earthquakes in Turkey strenuous efforts to avoid the spread of diseases in the affected shelters

Earthquakes in Turkey strenuous efforts to avoid the spread of diseases in the affected shelters The Turkish authorities are making every effort to prevent the spread of diseases and epidemics in shelter centers for the displaced affected by the earthquakes that hit the south of the country last week.  Health authorities in Turkey, along with WHO staff, are working to monitor waterborne diseases, seasonal influenza and COVID-19 among those displaced by the earthquake.  Turkish health workers are stepping up efforts to avoid disease outbreaks in evacuation centers in the south of the country, where tens of thousands of people are staying after losing their homes in earthquakes last week.  In Kahramanmaraş, the epicenter of the earthquake, doctors give residents tetanus shots and distribute cleaning materials.   The World Health Organization had earlier described the earthquakes that struck Turkey as "the worst natural disaster in Europe in a century."  "Severe damage to the water and sanitation network is a source of concern, increasing the risks of waterborne diseases and the spread of infectious diseases," warned Batyr Berdyklychev, WHO Representative in Turkey.  Berdyklyshev explained that the WHO office in Turkey is working within the framework of the United Nations team mechanism with a number of Turkish ministries, including health, since this disaster "requires a comprehensive response, including the provision of water, protection, sanitation, food and shelter."  He emphasized that IDPs living in crowded community environments "are also at greater risk of disease outbreaks, such as seasonal influenza and coronavirus."  On February 6, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, followed hours later by another with a magnitude of 7.6 and hundreds of violent aftershocks, which caused great loss of life and property in both countries.     78 Emirati and 11 Saudi flights to provide relief to the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria The number of UAE air bridge flights for relief to Turkey and Syria increased to 78, while its Saudi counterpart increased to 11, as part of Arab and international efforts to transport humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey and northern Syria.  The number of UAE air bridge flights for relief to Turkey and Syria increased Thursday to 78, while its Saudi counterpart increased to 11, as part of regional and international efforts to transport humanitarian aid to those affected by the earthquakes that struck southern Turkey and northern Syria.  And according to what was reported by the Emirates News Agency, on Thursday, the 78 flights are part of Operation "The Gallant Knight 2" launched by Abu Dhabi in support of Turkey and Syria since they were hit by earthquakes on February 6.  And she stated that "the UAE continues for the eleventh day in a row to send relief aid to those affected by the earthquake in Syria and Turkey."  And "the number of flights to Syria reached 44, as well as 34 to Turkey, bringing the number of flights to 78 carrying 2,107 tons of food and medical supplies and shelter tents so far," according to the agency.  She added, "Emirati search and rescue teams are also continuing their efforts to rescue those trapped under the rubble, through quality devices and equipment."  As of Wednesday evening, the number of planes that went to Syria was 41 cargo planes, as well as 33 to Turkey, bringing the number of flights to 74 carrying 1881 tons of relief materials, according to what the agency previously reported.  On Thursday morning, the Saudi Press Agency reported the arrival of the 11th relief plane at Gaziantep airport in southern Turkey, carrying 88 tons of food baskets, shelter and medical materials.  Those flights are part of a Saudi relief air bridge operated by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, under the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  The 11th relief flight was preceded by ten similar flights, two to the Syrian airport of Aleppo and eight to Turkey, according to previous announcements made by the agency since the earthquake.  The earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and northern Syria with a magnitude of 7.7, followed hours later by another with a magnitude of 7.6 and thousands of aftershocks, which left huge losses of lives and property in the two countries.  To support Turkey and Syria in the disaster, more than 16 Arab countries announced the establishment of air bridges, the provision of urgent relief and medical aid, and the launch of campaigns to donate funds and in-kind supplies.     Japan offers $27 million to Turkey, Syria, and Baku launches an aid train A train loaded with humanitarian aid departed from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to Turkey to provide relief to the victims of the earthquake disaster in the south of the country. On the other hand, the Japanese government pledged $27 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria.  Thursday, a train loaded with humanitarian aid departed from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to Turkey, to provide relief to the victims of the earthquake disaster in the south of the country.  Anadolu Agency correspondent said that the train consisted of 25 containers filled with humanitarian aid collected by civil society organizations as part of a campaign in Azerbaijan.  The Turkish ambassador to Baku, Cahit Bagci, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Azerbaijani Railways, Rovshan Rustamov, participated in the launch ceremony of the train.  It is expected that the train will arrive in Turkey within 3 days, after covering a distance of 800 km via the "Baku - Tbilisi (Georgia) - Kars (Turkey)" railway.  On the other hand, the Japanese government pledged $27 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria.  Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said, in remarks Thursday, that his country will provide emergency humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria worth $27 million.  He explained that aid will be delivered to the two countries through the World Food Program and Japanese non-governmental organizations.  Hayashi stressed that Japan is doing its best to send rescue teams and humanitarian aid to the region based on its experience in dealing with disasters.  On February 6, a double earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, the first measuring 7.7 and the second 7.6 degrees, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, which left great losses in lives and property in both countries.

The Turkish authorities are making every effort to prevent the spread of diseases and epidemics in shelter centers for the displaced affected by the earthquakes that hit the south of the country last week.

Health authorities in Turkey, along with WHO staff, are working to monitor waterborne diseases, seasonal influenza and COVID-19 among those displaced by the earthquake.

Turkish health workers are stepping up efforts to avoid disease outbreaks in evacuation centers in the south of the country, where tens of thousands of people are staying after losing their homes in earthquakes last week.

In Kahramanmaraş, the epicenter of the earthquake, doctors give residents tetanus shots and distribute cleaning materials.


The World Health Organization had earlier described the earthquakes that struck Turkey as "the worst natural disaster in Europe in a century."

"Severe damage to the water and sanitation network is a source of concern, increasing the risks of waterborne diseases and the spread of infectious diseases," warned Batyr Berdyklychev, WHO Representative in Turkey.

Berdyklyshev explained that the WHO office in Turkey is working within the framework of the United Nations team mechanism with a number of Turkish ministries, including health, since this disaster "requires a comprehensive response, including the provision of water, protection, sanitation, food and shelter."

He emphasized that IDPs living in crowded community environments "are also at greater risk of disease outbreaks, such as seasonal influenza and coronavirus."

On February 6, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, followed hours later by another with a magnitude of 7.6 and hundreds of violent aftershocks, which caused great loss of life and property in both countries.

Saudi donations to the victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria exceed $100 million The initial proceeds of the popular campaign in Saudi Arabia for the relief of earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey exceeded $100 million.  The number of participants in a popular donation campaign in Saudi Arabia for the relief of Syria and Turkey has risen to 1.6 million, with an initial proceeds of more than $100 million.  This came according to Anatolia monitoring, on Thursday evening, of the data of the Saudi “Sahem” platform (governmental), which is responsible for the “popular campaign for relief of earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey,” launched by the King Salman Relief Center (governmental) on February 8.  And at dawn on February 6, an earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria with a magnitude of 7.7, followed by another hours later with a magnitude of 7.6 and thousands of aftershocks, causing great loss of life and property in the two countries.  The outcome of the initial contributions and donations, which Anadolu Agency monitored in Saudi Arabia, comes about 9 days after the launch of the relief campaign, following the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his crown prince, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, to do so.  As of 13:50 (GMT), according to the platform's data, "one million and 653 thousand and 394 donors participated in the campaign, and the proceeds of donations exceeded 376 million and 389 thousand and 17 riyals ($100.3 million)."  The frequent update of the campaign platform since its inception shows a remarkable increase in the number of participants and the value of donations.  Since the earthquake occurred, 16 Arab countries have officially announced the establishment of air bridges and the provision of urgent relief and medical aid to support Turkey, which are Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the Emirates, Egypt, Lebanon, Algeria, Jordan, Bahrain, Libya, Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, Mauritania, Sudan. , Sultanate of Oman.  Official Arab announcements regarding donations in support of Turkey and Syria continued, most notably the announcement of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to donate 50 million Qatari riyals ($14 million), and Algeria accepted it with 45 million dollars.  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked all friendly and brotherly countries that extended a helping hand and supported Turkish relief efforts in the face of the effects of the earthquake.

Saudi donations to the victims of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria exceed $100 million 

The initial proceeds of the popular campaign in Saudi Arabia for the relief of earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey exceeded $100 million.

The number of participants in a popular donation campaign in Saudi Arabia for the relief of Syria and Turkey has risen to 1.6 million, with an initial proceeds of more than $100 million.

This came according to Anatolia monitoring, on Thursday evening, of the data of the Saudi “Sahem” platform (governmental), which is responsible for the “popular campaign for relief of earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey,” launched by the King Salman Relief Center (governmental) on February 8.

And at dawn on February 6, an earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria with a magnitude of 7.7, followed by another hours later with a magnitude of 7.6 and thousands of aftershocks, causing great loss of life and property in the two countries.

The outcome of the initial contributions and donations, which Anadolu Agency monitored in Saudi Arabia, comes about 9 days after the launch of the relief campaign, following the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his crown prince, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, to do so.

As of 13:50 (GMT), according to the platform's data, "one million and 653 thousand and 394 donors participated in the campaign, and the proceeds of donations exceeded 376 million and 389 thousand and 17 riyals ($100.3 million)."

The frequent update of the campaign platform since its inception shows a remarkable increase in the number of participants and the value of donations.

Since the earthquake occurred, 16 Arab countries have officially announced the establishment of air bridges and the provision of urgent relief and medical aid to support Turkey, which are Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the Emirates, Egypt, Lebanon, Algeria, Jordan, Bahrain, Libya, Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, Mauritania, Sudan. , Sultanate of Oman.

Official Arab announcements regarding donations in support of Turkey and Syria continued, most notably the announcement of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, to donate 50 million Qatari riyals ($14 million), and Algeria accepted it with 45 million dollars.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thanked all friendly and brotherly countries that extended a helping hand and supported Turkish relief efforts in the face of the effects of the earthquake.

78 Emirati and 11 Saudi flights to provide relief to the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

The number of UAE air bridge flights for relief to Turkey and Syria increased to 78, while its Saudi counterpart increased to 11, as part of Arab and international efforts to transport humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey and northern Syria.

The number of UAE air bridge flights for relief to Turkey and Syria increased Thursday to 78, while its Saudi counterpart increased to 11, as part of regional and international efforts to transport humanitarian aid to those affected by the earthquakes that struck southern Turkey and northern Syria.

And according to what was reported by the Emirates News Agency, on Thursday, the 78 flights are part of Operation "The Gallant Knight 2" launched by Abu Dhabi in support of Turkey and Syria since they were hit by earthquakes on February 6.

And she stated that "the UAE continues for the eleventh day in a row to send relief aid to those affected by the earthquake in Syria and Turkey."

And "the number of flights to Syria reached 44, as well as 34 to Turkey, bringing the number of flights to 78 carrying 2,107 tons of food and medical supplies and shelter tents so far," according to the agency.

She added, "Emirati search and rescue teams are also continuing their efforts to rescue those trapped under the rubble, through quality devices and equipment."

As of Wednesday evening, the number of planes that went to Syria was 41 cargo planes, as well as 33 to Turkey, bringing the number of flights to 74 carrying 1881 tons of relief materials, according to what the agency previously reported.

On Thursday morning, the Saudi Press Agency reported the arrival of the 11th relief plane at Gaziantep airport in southern Turkey, carrying 88 tons of food baskets, shelter and medical materials.

Those flights are part of a Saudi relief air bridge operated by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, under the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The 11th relief flight was preceded by ten similar flights, two to the Syrian airport of Aleppo and eight to Turkey, according to previous announcements made by the agency since the earthquake.

The earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and northern Syria with a magnitude of 7.7, followed hours later by another with a magnitude of 7.6 and thousands of aftershocks, which left huge losses of lives and property in the two countries.

To support Turkey and Syria in the disaster, more than 16 Arab countries announced the establishment of air bridges, the provision of urgent relief and medical aid, and the launch of campaigns to donate funds and in-kind supplies.


Earthquakes in Turkey strenuous efforts to avoid the spread of diseases in the affected shelters The Turkish authorities are making every effort to prevent the spread of diseases and epidemics in shelter centers for the displaced affected by the earthquakes that hit the south of the country last week.  Health authorities in Turkey, along with WHO staff, are working to monitor waterborne diseases, seasonal influenza and COVID-19 among those displaced by the earthquake.  Turkish health workers are stepping up efforts to avoid disease outbreaks in evacuation centers in the south of the country, where tens of thousands of people are staying after losing their homes in earthquakes last week.  In Kahramanmaraş, the epicenter of the earthquake, doctors give residents tetanus shots and distribute cleaning materials.   The World Health Organization had earlier described the earthquakes that struck Turkey as "the worst natural disaster in Europe in a century."  "Severe damage to the water and sanitation network is a source of concern, increasing the risks of waterborne diseases and the spread of infectious diseases," warned Batyr Berdyklychev, WHO Representative in Turkey.  Berdyklyshev explained that the WHO office in Turkey is working within the framework of the United Nations team mechanism with a number of Turkish ministries, including health, since this disaster "requires a comprehensive response, including the provision of water, protection, sanitation, food and shelter."  He emphasized that IDPs living in crowded community environments "are also at greater risk of disease outbreaks, such as seasonal influenza and coronavirus."  On February 6, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, followed hours later by another with a magnitude of 7.6 and hundreds of violent aftershocks, which caused great loss of life and property in both countries.     78 Emirati and 11 Saudi flights to provide relief to the victims of earthquakes in Turkey and Syria The number of UAE air bridge flights for relief to Turkey and Syria increased to 78, while its Saudi counterpart increased to 11, as part of Arab and international efforts to transport humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey and northern Syria.  The number of UAE air bridge flights for relief to Turkey and Syria increased Thursday to 78, while its Saudi counterpart increased to 11, as part of regional and international efforts to transport humanitarian aid to those affected by the earthquakes that struck southern Turkey and northern Syria.  And according to what was reported by the Emirates News Agency, on Thursday, the 78 flights are part of Operation "The Gallant Knight 2" launched by Abu Dhabi in support of Turkey and Syria since they were hit by earthquakes on February 6.  And she stated that "the UAE continues for the eleventh day in a row to send relief aid to those affected by the earthquake in Syria and Turkey."  And "the number of flights to Syria reached 44, as well as 34 to Turkey, bringing the number of flights to 78 carrying 2,107 tons of food and medical supplies and shelter tents so far," according to the agency.  She added, "Emirati search and rescue teams are also continuing their efforts to rescue those trapped under the rubble, through quality devices and equipment."  As of Wednesday evening, the number of planes that went to Syria was 41 cargo planes, as well as 33 to Turkey, bringing the number of flights to 74 carrying 1881 tons of relief materials, according to what the agency previously reported.  On Thursday morning, the Saudi Press Agency reported the arrival of the 11th relief plane at Gaziantep airport in southern Turkey, carrying 88 tons of food baskets, shelter and medical materials.  Those flights are part of a Saudi relief air bridge operated by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, under the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  The 11th relief flight was preceded by ten similar flights, two to the Syrian airport of Aleppo and eight to Turkey, according to previous announcements made by the agency since the earthquake.  The earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and northern Syria with a magnitude of 7.7, followed hours later by another with a magnitude of 7.6 and thousands of aftershocks, which left huge losses of lives and property in the two countries.  To support Turkey and Syria in the disaster, more than 16 Arab countries announced the establishment of air bridges, the provision of urgent relief and medical aid, and the launch of campaigns to donate funds and in-kind supplies.     Japan offers $27 million to Turkey, Syria, and Baku launches an aid train A train loaded with humanitarian aid departed from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to Turkey to provide relief to the victims of the earthquake disaster in the south of the country. On the other hand, the Japanese government pledged $27 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria.  Thursday, a train loaded with humanitarian aid departed from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to Turkey, to provide relief to the victims of the earthquake disaster in the south of the country.  Anadolu Agency correspondent said that the train consisted of 25 containers filled with humanitarian aid collected by civil society organizations as part of a campaign in Azerbaijan.  The Turkish ambassador to Baku, Cahit Bagci, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Azerbaijani Railways, Rovshan Rustamov, participated in the launch ceremony of the train.  It is expected that the train will arrive in Turkey within 3 days, after covering a distance of 800 km via the "Baku - Tbilisi (Georgia) - Kars (Turkey)" railway.  On the other hand, the Japanese government pledged $27 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria.  Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said, in remarks Thursday, that his country will provide emergency humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria worth $27 million.  He explained that aid will be delivered to the two countries through the World Food Program and Japanese non-governmental organizations.  Hayashi stressed that Japan is doing its best to send rescue teams and humanitarian aid to the region based on its experience in dealing with disasters.  On February 6, a double earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria, the first measuring 7.7 and the second 7.6 degrees, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, which left great losses in lives and property in both countries.

Japan offers $27 million to Turkey, Syria, and Baku launches an aid train

A train loaded with humanitarian aid departed from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to Turkey to provide relief to the victims of the earthquake disaster in the south of the country. On the other hand, the Japanese government pledged $27 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria.

Thursday, a train loaded with humanitarian aid departed from the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to Turkey, to provide relief to the victims of the earthquake disaster in the south of the country.

Anadolu Agency correspondent said that the train consisted of 25 containers filled with humanitarian aid collected by civil society organizations as part of a campaign in Azerbaijan.

The Turkish ambassador to Baku, Cahit Bagci, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Azerbaijani Railways, Rovshan Rustamov, participated in the launch ceremony of the train.

It is expected that the train will arrive in Turkey within 3 days, after covering a distance of 800 km via the "Baku - Tbilisi (Georgia) - Kars (Turkey)" railway.

On the other hand, the Japanese government pledged $27 million in humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria.

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said, in remarks Thursday, that his country will provide emergency humanitarian aid to Turkey and Syria worth $27 million.

He explained that aid will be delivered to the two countries through the World Food Program and Japanese non-governmental organizations.

Hayashi stressed that Japan is doing its best to send rescue teams and humanitarian aid to the region based on its experience in dealing with disasters.

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

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