2023 Türkiye & Syria Earthquakes Response: Situation Report #3

Feb 08, 2023
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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two strong earthquakes struck southeast Türkiye and Northwest Syria, killing over 11,000 people.

  • Rescue workers continued search-and-rescue operations in freezing temperatures for a third day.

  • Project HOPE's Emergency Response Team is on the ground and working with partners to support search and rescue.

  • Six thousand pounds of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies are en route to the impacted region to serve the primary health needs of a catchment of 30,000 people.

  • Additional Project HOPE Emergency Response Team members are deploying to Türkiye to respond to the immediate needs of the impacted region.