2023 Türkiye & Syria Earthquakes Response: Situation Report #9

Feb 21, 2023
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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two strong earthquakes struck southeast Türkiye and northwest Syria on Feb. 6, killing more than 46,000 people.

  • Aftershocks have continued to shake the region, including a 6.3-magnitude earthquake on Feb. 20 that caused additional damage.

  • Project HOPE's Emergency Response Team is on the ground to support survivors through the delivery of key medical equipment and supplies, disaster hygiene kits, and shelter support.

  • Project HOPE's emergency assessments show significant WASH needs at internally displaced camps.