Category: Disasters & Downturns

Three ways to respond following the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

Damaged building surrounded by rubble following the February 2023 earthquakes in Turkey.

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6 is one of the deadliest natural disasters in decades, with a death toll that’s surpassed 41,000 and is expected to continue rising. In the middle of winter, hundreds of thousands of people are without shelter in a region already pummeled by a 12-year refugee crisis.

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