Syria’s Bab Al-Hawa border crossing: On Saturday (11 February), international aid was pouring into parts of Turkey and Syria as rescuers worked hard to pull children out of the rubble in the area. rice field suffered devastating damage in the great earthquake It killed over 24,000 people.
A winter freeze in the affected areas has hit relief efforts and exacerbated the suffering of millions of people, many of whom desperately need help.
The United Nations (UN) has warned that at least 870,000 people in both countries are in urgent need of food after up to 5.3 million people were left homeless in Syria alone after the earthquake.
Aftershocks following Monday’s magnitude 7.8 tremor added to the death toll and further disrupted the lives of survivors.
“It’s not that I can’t see myself in two or three years when I see destroyed buildings and dead bodies. I can’t imagine what I will look like tomorrow.” was overflowing.
“We lost 60 extended families,” she said. “Sixty years old! What can I say? God’s will.”
The World Food Program has requested US$77 million to provide food rations for at least 590,000 newly displaced people in Turkiye and 284,000 in Syria.
Of these, 545,000 are internally displaced persons and 45,000 are refugees.
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/world/turkey-earthquake-syria-toll-death-aid-trickles-turkiye-3271356 Aid trickles as Türkiye-Syria earthquake toll surpasses 24,000