Desperate for aid, Syrians still suffering one month after quakes

A woman tries to salvage some belongings from the rubble at the site of collapsed buildings following a powerful earthquake, in Kahramanmaras, Turkey, 05 March 2023. EFE/EPA/SEDAT SUNA

Beirut, Mar 6 (EFE).- One month after powerful twin earthquakes struck northern Syria, people in the war-torn nation are still struggling with dire conditions and slow-paced relief efforts, aid organizations said on Monday. “One month later, life for children in earthquake-affected areas remains unimaginably hard. Thousands are still living in tents, rubble is still being … Read more

One million living in temporary shelters after Turkey earthquakes

Istanbul, Turkey, Feb 19 (EFE).- Around one million Turks have lost their homes and are currently living in tents, prefabricated houses or other temporary shelters following the two massive earthquakes which struck two weeks ago, killing at least 40,689 people in Turkey, authorities reported Sunday. Nearly half a million people have also been evacuated from … Read more