Turkey at 04:17, 7.7 in the Pazarcık district of Kahramanmaraş; It was shaken by two earthquakes of 7.6 magnitude in Elbistan district at 13.24. The earthquake affected many cities, especially Kahramanmaraş, Gaziantep, Hatay, Malatya. As the search and rescue activities started from the first hours of the day, support came from many countries for the rescue efforts.
Turkey Earthquake The world mobilized for support and aid to Turkey
In the morning hours, due to the 7.7 magnitude earthquake, the epicenter of which wa
s in the Pazarcık district of Kahramanmaraş, and the second earthquake of 7.6 in the Elbistan district of Kahramanmaraş, 1,6551 people lost their lives in Turkey. While the search and rescue efforts for the people trapped under the debris continued, support came from many countries for the search and rescue activities. Here are the countries that will send search and rescue teams to Turkey:
AZERBAIJAN: THE FIRST TEAM IS LEADING IN THE FIRST HOURS OF THE MORNING
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev called President Erdoğan and conveyed his condolences on behalf of the Azerbaijani people. He emphasized that Azerbaijan shares Turkey’s pain and that Azerbaijan and Turkey always stand by each other. He conveyed his condolences on behalf of the Azerbaijani people. Stating that a rescue team of 420 people was sent to Turkey on his orders, Aliyev said that as soon as the Azerbaijani team arrives in the disaster area, they will immediately start working with their colleagues in Turkey. President Aliyev noted that the necessary food aid will be sent soon.
RUSSIA: WE ARE READY TO HELP
The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia announced that they are ready to help Turkey and that they are ready to send 2 IL-76 aid planes with search and rescue units. According to the latest information, the search and rescue teams of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia set out for Turkey and Syria.
US State Department: WE ARE COMMITTED TO DOING EVERYTHING WE CAN TO HELP THOSE AFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKE
After many people lost their lives in Turkey and Syria in many earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş, the US State Department expressed its condolences for those who lost their lives in Turkey and Syria. In a written statement, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, “The United States deeply regrets the tragic loss of life and destruction in Turkey and Syria due to the earthquakes that occurred today. We offer our condolences to the families of those affected by the earthquake and are evaluating our comprehensive response options.”
Blinken said he instructed his team to stay in close contact with Turkey and its humanitarian partners in the coming days to determine what the region needs. Stating that the first aid response to Turkey continues, Blinken said, “US-backed humanitarian organizations in Syria are responding to the nationwide effects of earthquakes. “We are determined to do everything we can to help those affected by these earthquakes in the days, weeks and months to come.”
EARTHQUAKE AID FROM ISRAEL TO TURKEY AND SYRIA
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that after the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Kahramanmaraş, they would send a search-and-rescue and medical team to Turkey and humanitarian aid to Syria.
After the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Kahramanmaraş, Israel announced that they would help Turkey and Syria. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement that they will send a search-and-rescue and medical team to Turkey.
Netanyahu also stated that Israel will send humanitarian aid to Syria, where it is officially at war. Stating that the request for help from Syria came through diplomatic channels, Netanyahu did not share details about the diplomatic channel through which the request was conveyed. Netanyahu stated that the request for assistance from Syria was approved and that he would be sent to Syria soon.
UZBEKISTAN: A SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM OF 100 PEOPLE WILL BE SENT
Upon the instruction of President of Uzbekistan, Şevket Mirziyoyev, it has been announced that humanitarian aid, special equipment and a 100-person search and rescue team will be sent to Turkey.
EARTHQUAKE AID FROM IRAQ TO TURKEY AND SYRIA
After the earthquakes in Iraq, Turkey and Syria, search and rescue teams and humanitarian aid will be sent.
After the earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş, Iraq announced that search and rescue teams and humanitarian aid would be sent to Turkey and Syria. In a written statement, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Sudani expressed his sadness for those who lost their lives and injured in the earthquake that occurred in the morning hours in Turkey.
Sudani stated that it was decided to urgently send civil defense teams, medical supplies, first aid, shelter materials, food and fuel to Turkey in order to extend a helping hand and contribute to those affected by the earthquake. Iraqi Industry Minister Halir Bettal Announced That 100 Million Iraqi Dinars (60 Thousand Dollars ) worth of medicine aid will be provided from the
General Company of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Preparations in Samarra in order to help earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria .
SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM SUPPORT FROM ALBANIA TO TURKEY
After the earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş, Albania sent a team of 7 vehicles and 53 people, including health and search and rescue personnel, to Turkey.
After the earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş, Albania sent a search and rescue team to Turkey. In a written statement made by the Albanian Ministry of Defense, it was stated that a team consisting of 7 vehicles and 53 people, including health and search and rescue personnel, was sent to Turkey from the Albanian Ministry of Defense and the National Civil Defense Agency.
Speaking at the ceremony held before his team was sent to Turkey, Minister of Defense Niko Peleshi expressed that they share Turkey’s pain and emphasized that Albania always stands by Albania, especially in the earthquake that took place on 26 November 2019.
“They were with us at all times and in every subject”
Peleshi said, “Turkey is an important and friendly country for us. They were with us at all times and in everything. For this reason, we are returning aid as a token of the aid given to us. However, if such a disaster befalls another country, we, as a small country, will do our best and mobilize all possibilities. Because we are now within the EU Civil Protection Mechanism for emergency aid and assistance. In such a mechanism, we will not only be the receiving party but also the giving party. Thank you very much for your contribution there. On behalf of the Albanian government, we are grateful to you and wish you a safe return.”
CONDITIONS FROM PRIME MINISTER RAMA Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said in the early hours, “We are deeply saddened by the News
about the devastating earthquake that hit parts of Turkey and Syria this morning . We offer our condolences to the many families who lost their lives and wish a speedy recovery to the injured. Our team, which will carry out a search and rescue mission within the framework of solidarity, will set out today.”
FRANCE WILL SEND SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM OF 139 PEOPLE TO TURKEY
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced that they will send a search and rescue team of 139 people to Turkey after the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş.
After the earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş, it took action in France. In his statement, French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin stated that they will send a search and rescue team of 139 people to Turkey after the earthquakes and that the team will move to Turkey this evening. Darmanin stated that the said team was sent to Turkey as part of the “EU Civil Protection Mechanism” upon the instruction of French President Emmanuel Macron, and said, “France is in full solidarity with Turkey.”
SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM OF 84 PEOPLE FROM AUSTRIA TO TURKEY
Austria announced that they would send a search and rescue team of 84 people to Turkey after the earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş.
After the earthquakes, the epicenter of which was Kahramanmaraş, another country decided to send aid to Turkey. In the statement made by the Austrian government, it was stated that as of tomorrow, a search and rescue team of 84 people from the Disaster Relief Unit will be sent to Turkey in order to support the operations in the earthquake zones, and financial support of 3 million euros will be provided to support the work of aid organizations in the field.
In his statement, Austrian Prime Minister Karl Nehammer stated that after the earthquake, Austria would “provide rapid humanitarian aid” and said, “The horrific photos that have reached us today from Turkey and Syria after the earthquakes show that there has been heavy damage and many casualties. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the victims and their families. We stand by the people of Turkey and Syria in this difficult situation,” he said. The team coming from Austria is planned to support the teams in the field for about 10 days.
SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM OF 60 PEOPLE FROM GEORGIA TO TURKEY
After the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş, Georgia decided to send a search and rescue team of 60 people to Turkey.
After the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş, many friendly and allied countries took action to help Turkey. Upon the instruction of Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, the search-and-rescue team of the Emergency Situations Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia set out for Turkey. In the statement made by the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs, it was stated that Teimuraz Mghebrishvili, Head of the Emergency Management Service, will personally lead the team sent to Turkey.
In the statement, “Rescue equipment for 60 firefighters was sent from the Emergency Management Service Special Situation Response Main Department to participate in the response to the consequences of the devastating earthquake that occurred in Turkey. Firefighters and rescue teams trained to implement the measures are on duty. The head of the Emergency Management Service, Teimuraz Mghebrishvili, will personally manage the coordination of the rescue activities of the Georgian firefighters. Today, Georgian Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri sent a letter of condolence to the Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu on behalf of the ministry, expressing his regret over the incident. brought it”.
ENGLAND, CZECHIA AND TAIWAN SEND SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM TO TURKEY
England, Czechia and Taiwan announced that they will send a search and rescue team to Turkey after the earthquake in Kahramanmaraş.
After the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Kahramanmaraş, many countries took action to help Turkey. Czechia has decided to send a search and rescue team of 68 people to support the search and rescue efforts after the devastating Earthquake In Turkey. While the offer of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs to send aid to the earthquake area was accepted by Turkey, a team of 68 people in total, consisting of the capital city Prague and Ostrava firefighters, and 4 search dogs will depart from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport to Turkey at 20:00 (TSI).
“I LEARNED WITH GREAT SAD”
Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala said in a statement, “It is with great sadness that I learned of the devastating and deadly earthquake that occurred in Turkey and Syria. Czechia will help Turkey with a search and rescue team of 68 people,” he said.
SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM OF 40 PERSON FROM TAIWAN TO TURKEY The
Far East country Taiwan also decided to urgently send a rescue team of 40 people to Turkey after the earthquake. It was stated that the team of experts will take 3 rescue dogs and 4 tons of equipment with them.
The team, which will take the scheduled plane that will make the Taipei-Istanbul expedition at 10.25 pm Taiwan time, will arrive in Istanbul tomorrow morning and move to the disaster area from there. The Taiwanese government also announced that it will provide 200 thousand dollars in aid to Turkey.
76-PERSON TEAM FROM ENGLAND TO TURKEY
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said that the UK will send a 76-person Search And Rescue team to Turkey and said, “We are ready to provide more support when necessary.” The said team is expected to depart for Gaziantep by plane from England at 16.00 local time.