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Türkiye/Syria Earthquake Situation Report #6

Türkiye Highlights: · The Government is reporting 31,974 fatalities. · A total of 195,962 people has been evacuated from the affected areas. · A total of 249,089 search and rescue workers from the government and its partners are continuing search and rescue efforts. · A total of 12,235 vehicles, including construction equipment have been deployed to the affected areas. · A total of 80,000 people are hospitalized which is straining healthcare facilities. · Military Support Update: o A total of 4,214 sorties have been made with 170 helicopters and 76 aircraft. · Türkiye Red Crescent is reporting the following (as of February 14th): o A total of 961 staff and 4,565 volunteers have been deployed in the affected areas. o They have deployed 86 mobile catering units, 33 mobile ovens, 320 mobile kitchens and 22 field kitchens in the affected areas. o They have distributed the following commodities: ü 20.3 million Hot meals ü 10.2 million Ready-to-Eat Packages ü 15.4 million Bottles of water · Four mobilized Social Service Centers are operational in the affected areas. These centers have provided psychosocial support to a total of 256,605 people. · UNOSAT has conducted a flood impact analysis on the Orontes River which is on the Syrian/Türkyie border. A total of 18 kilometers appeared to have been flooded. · International Support Update: o A total of 9,456 teams from various countries have contacted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to offer assistance and have been deployed. o The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that on February 14th, a total of 12 Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) arrived. WHO is deploying another 10 teams soon. o WHO has deployed tetanus and rabies vaccines and several mobile pharmacies are now operational. Syrian Highlights: · As of February 13th, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs are reporting 4,400 fatalities and 8,600 injuries. · A total of 57,000 people has been displaced between February 6-13. · As of February 12th, more than 1,700 buildings have been destroyed and more than 6,300 buildings have been damaged. · Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) Update: o A total of 2,170 remains of people have been recovered. o They have provided medical care to 2,950 people. o Their teams are supporting the establishment of temporary shelter centers. · Syrian Red Crescent Update: o As of February 12th, a total of 161,386 food and relief material and water bottles have been distributed in sheltering centers. o They have received the following supplies from international partners between February 14-15: ü Food and Relief supplies: 953.7 tons ü Medical Supplies: 59 tons · Food Security Update: o As of February 14, a total of 123,673 people in north-west Syria have been assisted with ready-to-eat rations and a total of 76,459 people have been provided cooked meals. o The World Food Programme through its cooperating partners has resumed general food distribution. Partners are scaling up to provide hot meals to affected areas. · REACH as completed an assessment of the affected areas, the key needs identified were: o The key reported needs for newly arrived Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) were winterization and shelter support, while winterization and multi-purpose cash assistance were most reported for pre-earthquake populations in affected communities. o Damage was particularly often reported in Greater Idleb near the Turkish border, and in Afrin district in Northern Aleppo. Residential buildings were reportedly strongly impacted. o Access to key services was reportedly low, with no access to healthcare reported in 20% of assessed communities, which were directly impacted. o 85% of communities were reportedly directly impacted by the earthquake or new IDP arrivals. o A total of 55,000 households were estimated to be displaced, either within or between assessed communities. o 50,000 households estimated need tents or emergency shelter. · Debris Removal: o Rubble removal and rehabilitation efforts have been initiated by seven Early Recovery and Livelihoods partners. o Partners have also started to rehabilitate roads and remove debris to ensure access to affected sites/communities. · International Support Update: o On February 14th, a UN aid convoy, comprised of 11 trucks with aid provided by the International Organization for Migration crossed through Bab Al-Salam to north-west Syria. o Another 26 trucks loaded with aid provided by other UN agencies crossed through Bab Al-Hawa. o A total of 35 International Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) and Syrian NGOs signed a letter demanding unfettered access and a massive scale-up of the humanitarian response. o A total of 10 European countries have offered to support humanitarian operations. Relief flights have already begun to arrive to include seven tons of shelter, clothing, and food aid. o On February 14th, the European Union has deployed a mobile hospital to support survivors. o WHO supported mobile health teams are on the ground providing various vaccines to children and adults. Cultural Heritage Damage Highlights: · Blue Shield Türkiye is in the processing of conducting damage assessment in the affected areas. · The Arab Network of Civil Society Organizations to Safeguard Cultural Heritage has begun to identify potential damaged projects in Syria. Sources: · AFAD Press Bulletin about the Earthquake in Kahramanmaraş - 30 · Earthquake Response Rapid Needs Assessment - 15 February 2023 | Northwest Syria · Syria: 35 INGO and Syrian NGOs demanding unfettered access and massive scale-up of humanitarian response · OCHA Earthquakes: North-west Syria: Flash Update No. 8 as of 14 February 2023 · UNOCHA Twitter Page · WHO Syria Twitter Page · WHO Europe Twitter Page · Türkiye Red Crescent Twitter Page · Syrian Red Crescent Twitter Page · Syrian Civil Defense Twitter Page · EU ECHO Twitter Pages · UNOSAT Twitter Page · Arab Network of Civil Society Organizations to Safeguard Cultural Heritage Twitter Page · Blue Shield Türkiye Twitter Page Resources Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria - The private sector can help communities (New) https://www.ariseglobalnetwork.org/news/earthquake-turkiye-and-syria-private-sector-can-help-communities UNOCHA Flash Appeal: Syrian Arab Republic Earthquake (February - May 2023) (New) https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/flash-appeal-syrian-arab-republic-earthquake-february-may-2023 UNITAR/UNOSAT Web Map of Affected Areas https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/af8529245dbb4041ba532fab46ee02d2/page/UNOSAT/ Logistics Cluster Tracker Site https://logcluster.org/earthquake-2023-February Physical Access Constraints Map https://logie.logcluster.org/?op=tur-23-a Centre for Humanitarian Data, Türkiye/Syria Earthquake Website https://data.humdata.org/event/turkiye-syria-earthquakes WHO flash appeal Earthquake response in Türkiye and Whole of Syria (10 February 2023) https://reliefweb.int/report/turkiye/who-flash-appeal-earthquake-response-turkiye-and-whole-syria-10-february-2023 Maxar Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Swipe App https://www.arcgis.com/apps/instant/media/index.html?appid=6f907ba3f662488ebd6dfc4dbbf83bcf Center For International Disaster Information, How to Help https://www.cidi.org/disaster-responses/turkiye-earthquake/?fbclid=IwAR3a7EEO-ha5kvXhXOzOgVhiYDDbhy_yBKzYuwrs0TIXzyHj4U8b158-y9k Global Citizen, Earthquake Crisis Response Challenge https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/sprint/earthquake-crisis-response/?utm_source=Iterable&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2023_02_09_NA_Earthquake&utm_content=ctaaction_link&_branch_match_id=1152264608949713481&_branch_referrer=H4sIAAAAAAAAA8soKSkottLXT89JykkuqcrTS87Xj6qMzA7yzQlNq0iyLy3JjS%2FOLy1KTrX1LEktSkzKSVUDieWmpmSW5tqm5iZm5oAFkhNzCxIz0%2FNsjQyMjOMNjOINLOP9HONdE4tKMgpLE7NTAcy4mp1qAAAA 3 ways to support survivors of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria https://disasterphilanthropy.org/blog/3-ways-to-support-survivors-of-the-earthquakes-in-turkey-and-syria/ Monetary Donations


· Türkiye Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency, Earthquake Donation Accounts

· IFRC Europe: Türkiye

· Türkiye Red Crescent

· Türkiye Red Crescent Crypto Donation

· Turkish Philanthropy Funds

· IFRC MENA: Syria

· Syrian American Medical Society

· Syrian Civil Defense, General Donations

· Syrian Civil Defense, Earthquake Donations

· Molham Volunteer Team- Syria

· Syrian Emergency Task Force

· Syrian Relief and Development

· Syria Campaign

· Save the Children

· Islamic Relief USA

· Net Hope

· WHO Foundation

· UN Crisis Relief, Türkiye-Syria Earthquake Appeal



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