Turkish authorities have been racing to find accommodation for the more than 1.5 million people left homeless after February's huge earthquakes. Survivors have been sheltering in tents, container homes, hotel resorts and even train carriages in Iskenderun, a port city in the province of Hatay, badly hit by the earthquakes.
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As India’s ‘Operation Dost’ concluded in earthquake-hit Turkey, Major Beena Tiwari explained the task at hand in the region. She explains how the 99-member team successfully set up and ran a fully equipped 30-bedded field hospital in Turkey. "Within 1-2 hours of setting up the hospital, we started treating patients and saw almost 3,600 patients in 10 days of operation," she mentioned. Watch!
Six people were killed in an earthquake which struck the border region of Turkey and Syria, two weeks after a larger quake killed more than 47,000 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes. A dashcam footage and a CCTV captured the moment the 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey. Residents, who were still recovering from last earthquake were back on the streets. Watch to know more!
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Monday night’s earthquake was centred near the southern Turkish city of Antakya. It had a magnitude of 6.4.
Monday's quake, this time with a magnitude of 6.3, was centred near the southern Turkish city of Antakya and was felt in Syria, Egypt and Lebanon.
Blinken is also expected to meet Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, sources familiar with the planning said.
”Would you pray to find a dead body? We do … to deliver the body to the family,” said bulldozer operator Akin Bozkurt as his machine clawed at the rubble of a destroyed building in the town of Kahramanmaras.
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Taha Erdem, 17, is among those fortunate people who survived the massive earthquake in Turkey and Syria along with their loved ones.
The body of former Ghana international Christian Atsu has been found after a devastating earthquake in Turkey, local media reported Saturday, quoting his manager.
Teams have been finding survivors all week despite them being stuck for so long under the rubble in freezing weather, although their numbers have dropped to just a handful in the past few days.
The first deadly quake of magnitude 7.8 hit several parts of Turkey when people were sleeping.
Under "Operation Dost", India sent several aircraft loaded with food, medicines and medical equipment to Turkey and Syria.
The combined death toll in Turkey and Syria climbed to more than 41,000, and millions need humanitarian aid while many survivors have been left homeless in near-freezing winter temperatures.
Turkey earthquake: When Major Bina Tiwari's brother thanked Anand Mahindra for the recognition, the industrialist said, 'We are all proud of your family'.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has acknowledged the problems and said the situation is now under control, whereas the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad agreed on to allow United Nations aid to enter from Turkey via two more border crossings.
The figures come on top of the enormous loss of life from the disaster, with the death toll having risen to 31,974.
The United Arab Emirates-based entrepreneur/ philanthropist who hails from Kerala donated Rs 11 crore to help relocate the victims of the earthquake that hit Turkiye and Syria last week, killing tens of thousands.
Seventy-fve-year-old Turkey earthquake survivor Mama Busra finally managed to contact her son after five days. Busra thought that she had lost her son in the earthquake, which has taken over 30,000 lives so far. A teary-eyed Busra says that now she wants her daughter back too. Relief and rescue operations continue in the area.
In videos shared on Twitter, the baby is seen sucking on to a finger after being rescued.
Turkey earthquake: The incident has won hearts on social media with many lauding the pet owner.
Turkey earthquake: The baby and his mother were found by rescuers in Samandag, Hatay province.