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Feb 10 2023
U.S. Military officials said Tuesday that the United States European Command has begun sending aid to Turkey and Syria after two massive earthquakes rocked both nations within the past 24 hours, killing thousands of people.
“Using a whole of government approach, we remain in close contact with our Turkish Ally to determine what assistance is needed to help those affected by the disasterThe Daily Wire
Feb 09 2023
Mexico is sending the country's skilled search and rescue dog team — who helped save people following Mexico's Puebla earthquake in 2017 — to Turkey to help locate survivors days after a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country and Syria, leaving thousands dead.
At least 16 Mexican search and rescue dogs, and their handlers, boarded a plane to Turkey on Tuesday, Marcelo EbrardPeople
Feb 09 2023
Thousands of people have offered to adopt the baby girl who was born under the rubble of a collapsed building in north-west Syria, following Monday's earthquake.
When she was rescued, baby Aya - meaning miracle in Arabic - was still connected to her mother by her umbilical cord.
Her mother, father and all four of her siblings died after the quake hit the town of Jindayris.BBC News
Feb 08 2023
Members of the Bay Area's Turkish community are doing whatever they can do to help the earthquake relief efforts from afar. Most of Sensurucu's family lives in Adana City in Turkey. "This all happened Monday, Sunday evening for us," said Sensurucu. "So with this short notice all I could think of was to let people come and drop it off here." Sensurucu has been collecting warm clothing andCBS News (Online)
Feb 07 2023
The Circassian Benevolent Association formed a Crisis Committee to assist Adigha families and villages affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake, which killed more than 7,000 people and injured tens of thousands, according to the nations' officials. The organization shared contacts for the Crisis Committee and said more information would follow. The Circassian Benevolent Association formed inPatch.com
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Sep 08 2017
Late Thursday night the biggest earthquake to hit Mexico in 100 years shook the country—and a large part of the globe. The magnitude 8.1 temblor was centered just off the southern end of Mexico’s Pacific coast. It was stronger than the 1985 quake that killed thousands of people in Mexico City. Last night’s quake took 32 lives, according to news reports, and the toll may rise.Scientific American
Oct 30 2020
Rescuers dug through heavy blocks of concrete with their bare hands on Friday in a desperate search for survivors from a powerful earthquake that levelled buildings across Greece and Turkey, killing at least 14 people.
The quake caused a mini-tsunami on the Aegean island of Samos and a sea surge that turned streets into rushing rivers in one town on Turkey’s west coast.Al Jazeera
Feb 20 2023
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled Turkey on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, even as the country is still cleaning up from one of the worst natural disasters in its history.
The quake was centered in Samandag, located in Hatay province, which suffered catastrophic damage in the quake that struck on Feb. 6.ABC News (Online)