Anonymous donor A staggering $30 million was donated to the victims Two powerful earthquakes have struck Turkey and Syria. More than one million people were displaced, and thousands more died.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif revealed Saturday the donor I went to the Turkish Embassy in America to pay the substantial donation. The death toll due to the earthquakes has now surpassed 33,000.
“Deeply moved by the example of an anonymous Pakistani who walked into Turkish embassy in the US & donated $30 million for earthquake victims in Turkey & Syria,” Sharif stated.
“These are such glorious acts of philanthropy that enable humanity to triumph over the seemingly insurmountable odds.”
Recept Tayyip Turkey has described the natural disaster as “the” “disaster of the century,” The earthquakes that rocked northern Syria and southeast Turkey last Monday have been attributed to the original 7.8 magnitude. Original magnitude 7.8 earthquake An additional 7.5 earthquake occurred hours later.
Turkey had reported 29605 deaths while total fatalities in Syria were reported at 3,553. The country’s rebel-held region death toll reached 2,166, the rescue group the White Helmets said, and the government-held parts of the country was at 1,387, though that grim tally has not been updated in days.
A committee was set up by the Pakistan government to gather money and supplies. The donation of $30 million comes after the Pakistan government created the committee. earthquake victims, Anadolu Agency reported. According to the Turkish state media outlet, the items and funds would be promptly sent to both countries.
As rescue workers continued to pull survivors out of the wreckage, more than 80.000 people sustained injuries. With more bodies being found beneath the rubble it is expected that this will increase the death toll. There are more than 1 million people without a place to call home.
Turkey has issued warrants against 130 suspects accused of constructing buildings in a way that caused them to collapse on their occupants. In the wake of the fatal event, however, construction codes were seldom enforced.
With Post wires