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Earthquake in Turkey and Syria: images of relief workers organizing to find survivors

2023-02-07T12:14:13.031Z


Despite a growing toll with more than 5,000 dead, rescuers from all over the world are mobilizing to save lives after a


The race against time continues in Turkey and Syria to extricate survivors from the rubble following the violent earthquake of magnitude 7.8 followed by several aftershocks which ravaged the region on Monday, killing several thousand people.

International aid, announced en masse at the beginning of the week, is beginning to arrive at the scene of the disaster.

The WHO indicates that 23 million people could be affected by the earthquake which shook the South-East of Turkey and the North of Syria.

1. The balance sheets keep getting heavier.

They continue to increase as research is carried out, like here in Adana (Turkey).

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2. Rescuers continue their search for survivors, a real race against time to find living victims.

Hatay (Turkey).

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3. Residents recover an injured girl from the rubble of a collapsed building in Jandaris (Syria).

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4. In Jandari, Syria, residents are organizing to find victims while waiting for international aid.

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5. German rescuers from International Search and Rescue (ISAR) arrive at Gaziantep airport (Turkey).

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6. A woman rescued from the rubble of a collapsed hospital in Iskenderun (Turkey).

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7. A girl transported by rescuers to Diyarbakir (Turkey).

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8. A family reunites after the earthquake in Hatay (Turkey).

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Source: leparis

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