The list was provided by the Turkish news organization Anadolu Ajansi.
A strong earthquake that occurred on February 6, 2023, affected northern and western Syria as well as southern and central Turkey. At 04:17 AM TRT, it struck 34 kilometers west of Gaziantep with a minimum magnitude of Mw 7.8 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI. The earthquake left a path of unimaginable devastation in its wake.
Buildings in the country were forcefully shook by the earthquake’s devastating intensity, which spread widespread terror in the area that was most severely damaged. Many structures entirely collapsed as a result of the earthquake, which caused devastating damage to both people and property. Many of the victims of the natural disaster were left without access to water, electricity, and other essentials in the aftermath.
Directly impacted populations number in the tens of thousands in Turkey, Syria, and adjacent Lebanon. Prior to the earthquakes, there were already significant humanitarian needs in the area, which is home to many refugees from Syria’s 12-year conflict.
In order to assist the victims and their families, the Turkish government has declared an emergency in the affected areas.
The United Nations, European Union, and other nations have offered help and assistance in response to the catastrophe, as has the rest of the world, including Africa.
Although the precise number of fatalities is yet unknown, estimations indicate that it is in the tens of thousands. Fortunately, people have been willing to help, even from regions dealing with their own problems, and the impacted regions are in desperate need of support from the rest of the world.
The catastrophe reported in the news has inspired action from the motherland in Africa, and many people have been providing relief both individually and collectively.Below are some of the African nations that provide a significant amount of this help, along with information about their membership.
- Algeria – 89 members
- South Africa – 69 members
- Libya – 55 members
- Tunisia – 41 members
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