2023 Türkiye & Syria Earthquakes Response: Situation Report #4

Feb 09, 2023
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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two devastating earthquakes struck Southeast Türkiye and Northwest Syria on Monday, killing over 20,000 people.

  • Rescue teams continue to conduct search-and-rescue operations in near-freezing temperatures for a fourth day.

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

  • Nearly four tons of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, and disaster hygiene kits are en route to the impacted region to serve the primary health needs of a catchment population of 35,000 people.

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