NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu said, “We stand in solidarity with our ally Turkey and everyone affected at this terrible time, and NATO allies are ready to provide more assistance to those in need.”
NATO: We stand in solidarity with our ally Turkey and all those affected at this terrible time
Taking action after the 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş and hitting 10 provinces, NATO reiterated its support for Turkey.
In a written statement, NATO Spokesperson Oana Lungescu stated that more than 1,400 emergency response personnel from more than 20 NATO allies and partners, including Finland and Sweden, are deployed to Turkey and provide Support to Turkish teams in Earthquake zones . Stating that NATO allies and partners provide assistance to Turkey in different ways, including dog search and rescue teams, firefighters, engineers, medical personnel and seismic experts, Lungescu said: “We stand in solidarity with our ally Turkey and all those affected, and NATO allies do more to help those in need. ready to help,” he said.
Stating that the support is provided through the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center (EADRCC), which is the main civil emergency response mechanism in NATO ‘s Euro-Atlantic region, Lungescu stated that the center is active all year.