The Sunday Review
There are a few security risks. of You can search and rescue operations Put on hold Saturday as The death toll of The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Syria and Turkey They have surpassed 25.000.
Germany and Austria suspended rescue operations in TurkeyCiting security concerns, I have resigned.
Meanwhile, rescue Efforts in The rebel-controlled regions in Nord and Northwest Syria ceased to exist, but have been announced as a volunteer organization Syria Civil Defense is also called as The White Helmets will be held on Friday.
It took 108 hours to find the person who was trapped beneath the rubble.
Syria Since 2011, the country has been devastated by civil war. and 4,000,000 people already depended on humanitarian assistance in The worst affected areas of rebel-controlled country before Monday’s disaster.
Many as 5.3 million people in Syria The quake could have had an impact on the area and Please be in Not required of Shelter support is based on preliminary data provided by the UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency), which tried to distribute supplies for vulnerable populations.
However, the country’s political set-up complicated rescue With some of its most impacted areas controlled by the internationally-sidelined, heavily-sanctioned regime, others by Turkish-backed and US-backed Kurdish Rebels and Sunni Islamist fighters.
The first UN convoy passed through Bab al-Hawa crossing three days after the earthquake. It is the only corridor for humanitarian assistance between these two areas. Turkey and Syria.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Asma, his wife, visited rescue Teams and Civilians in Saturday: Survivors of injuries and affected areas in Hospital in This is the city of Latakia.
His criticism of the absence was made on Friday. of Western countries provide humanitarian assistance, declaring that it is for the benefit of those in need “have no regard for the human condition.” Although the Syrian government gave approval to send aid in rebel-held areas on Friday, it did not give a timeline.
It could take up to 3 years for rescue work to be completed in TurkeyIt will take you five to ten years to get started. in SyriaCaroline Holt (director) says that the answer is “Yes.” of Climate change and disasters and International Federation crises of The Red Cross.
Jay Abdo, a Syrian actor from America, expressed his frustration to The Sunday Review on Saturday. “Earthquakes, they have no borders. So why do borders and politics deprive Syrian civilians in the northwest of the country from their human rights to be rescued?”
He urged the international community “act immediately” as “there’s no time” and “civilians are not receiving any support, aid or attention.”
The World Health Organization’s director-general arrived in Syria’s earthquake-hit Aleppo city on Saturday on a plane carrying more than $290,000 worth of trauma emergency and Kits for surgery
The size of devastation is “unprecedented,” Belit Tasdemir is UN liaison officer for AKUT Search. and Rescue Association who worked in Turkey.
On Saturday, he told The Sunday Review that “freezing” Temperatures and “extreme fatigue” Was beginning to affect rescue workers as They are close to the finish of The rescue Window and The probability of Finding survivors is easier.
Some astonishing rescues Still, there is a glimpse of hope. of hope, however.
Sezai Karabas and He and his daughter, his young girl, were alive in Gaziantep in southern TurkeyIt was 132 hours since the earthquake.
Menekse Tabak, 70, survived the disaster and was pulled from the rubble. in Istanbul, Turkey of Kahramanmaras, 120 hours after the earthquake struck.
However, attempts to find it are still made and rescue Also, they were hampered in Turkey.
German Federal Agency for Technical Relief ceased its activities rescue and Security concerns require that relief work be done in The Hatay Region, according to the organisation in Samstag: Statement.
German rescue Operators who have been operating for a while in Coordinate with Turkey’s Disaster and They were referred to as the Emergency Management Agency, or AFAD. “will resume their work as soon as AFAD deems the situation to be safe.”
A similar decision was made by the Austrian Army citing “increasing aggression between groups in Turkey,” They said they will “keep our rescue and recovery forces ready.”
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns that the looters will be caught. and You would also be punished for other offenses. and The university dormitories would house homeless people, while classes could be taken online.
Martin Griffiths (UN aid chief) described the shaking in Southern Turkey and nordwestern Syria as The “worst event in 100 years” You can reach these regions by clicking here and According to them, “clear plan” To give “an appeal for a three-month operation” You could set it out either on Sunday or Monday.