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Türkiye/Syria Earthquake Situation Report #7

Türkiye Highlights: · The government is reporting 36,100 fatalities. · A total of 216,347 people has been evacuated from the affected areas. · The Turkish Red Crescent is reporting the following (as of February 16th): o A total of 1,160 staff and 4,440 volunteers have been deployed. o 86 Mobile Catering Units, 38 Mobile Ovens, 352 Mobile Kitchens and 22 Field Kitchens are deployed. o They have distributed the following commodities in the affected areas: ü 19.2 million Bottles of Water ü 31.2 million Hot Meals ü 14.4 million Ready-to-eat Packages · International Support Update: o The World Health Organization (WHO) is overseeing the work of 29 Emergency Medical Teams from 22 countries. o Search and Rescue Update: ü A total of 130 Urban Search and Rescue Teams with 5,377 personnel are actively conducting searches. ü 6 teams are in-route and 130 teams have been demobilized. ü A total of 244 live rescues have been completed. o The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is working with the government to determine the next steps in rehabilitating the agriculture-sector infrastructure (irrigation systems, roads, markets, and storage capacity) that was damaged. o European Union Update ü A total of 2,000 tents and 8,000 beds have been deployed through the rescEU reserve. ü 500 relief housing units with 2,500 beds are being deployed. Syrian Highlights: · There are now more than 4,400 fatalities and 8,100 injuries as of February 15th. · More than 9,000 buildings have been completely or partially destroyed rendering at least 11,000 people homeless. · The Syrian Civil Defense (White Helmets) is reporting the following: o On February 15th, search and rescue operations ended in the affected areas and they have transitioned to supporting shelter operations and recovery. o White Helmets teams are also clearing debris from homes and have reopened roads in the villages of Meles and Azmarin. o The U.S. Agency for International Development is providing the White Helmets with an additional $5 million to assist with rescue equipment, fuel for life-saving operations, and crucial support for ambulance networks to connect people with emergency health care services. · The Syrian Red Crescent has received another 513.2 tons of mostly food aid from their international partners. · The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is reporting the following: o The northwest Syria resident population is 4.5 million people, a total of 4.1 million people is in need. o There are 3.3 million people who are food insecure. o There are now 2.9 million Internally Displaced Persons. An estimated 1.8 million are living in camps. o Since February 6th, 178 trucks with aid from six UN agencies have passed through the Bab al-Hawa and Bab al-Salam border crossings. · Healthcare and Public Health Updates: o The large number of casualties is continuing to overwhelm the hospitals that are still functioning and depleting their limited supply of medical, surgical, and intensive care unit beds. o At least 52 health facilities have been damaged and three health facilities have been destroyed. o The Health Cluster is reporting that dialysis centers are suffering from severe shortages of medical supplies and dialysis materials to treat kidney patients. o The Health Cluster is working to establish temporary medical health facilities, deploying teams and provide mental health and psychosocial support. o As of February 14th, more than 47,700 suspected cholera cases have been reported, the majority of whom are children (4 years old or younger). o More than 4,800 women and men, including people with disabilities, received medical consultations and lifesaving health services in Idleb and Aleppo in the last 24 hours. o The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) is reporting the following: ü A mobile clinic was deployed to a shelter camp to provide basic health services as well as free medications. ü SAMS has increased the capacity of the intensive care department in the Idlib Hospital, by adding 21 beds and additional dialysis services. · Food Security Update: o The FAO is conducting rapid assessments in the affected areas to determine the damage to livestock, agricultural equipment, and infrastructure (greenhouses, irrigation, storage facilities) and food and feed production facilities. o FAO requires $10 million to reach 300,000 people in need over the next three months with cash, livestock assistance and agricultural support to secure a summer crop. o The World Food Programme (WFP) requires a minimum of $413 million to assist survivors. Without sufficient resources, WFP will be forced to dramatically reduce up to 70% of the people it assists in Syria from July onwards. Sources: · OCHA Türkiye: 2023 Earthquakes Situation Report No. 1, As of 16 February 2023 · OCHA North-West Syria: Situation Report (17 February 2023) · Earthquake Response Cross Border Operations from Türkiye to Northwest Syria (As of 17 February 2023) · WFP reaches half a million earthquake-affected people in Syria and Türkiye, and replenishes stocks in Northwest Syria · Türkiye-Syria earthquake: farmers are in need of immediate assistance · Quake latest: Aid convoys will keep crossing into Syria ‘for as long as needs are there’ · Türkiye Earthquakes Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team Snapshot As of 17 February 2023 · Emergency Medical Teams supporting the health response to the Türkiye earthquakes · UNOCHA Twitter Page · Türkiye Red Crescent Twitter Page · Syrian Red Crescent Twitter Page · Syrian Civil Defense Twitter Page · Head of the White Helmets Twitter Page · Syrian American Medical Society Twitter Page · EU ECHO Twitter Page Resources Türkiye Earthquake 7.7 Magnitude - Refugees and IDPs Camps | Status as of 16.02.2023 - 18:00 UTC+3 (New) https://reliefweb.int/map/turkiye/turkiye-earthquake-77-magnitude-refugees-and-idps-camps-status-16022023-1800-utc3 Northwest Syria - Earthquake Exposed Dams - Macroseismic Intensity VI (Strong) or Higher during 7.8 and 7.5 Magnitude Earthquakes on 6 Feb 2023 (New) https://reliefweb.int/map/syrian-arab-republic/northwest-syria-earthquake-exposed-dams-macroseismic-intensity-vi-strong-or-higher-during-78-and-75-magnitude-earthquakes-6-feb-2023 Business Brief: Earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria - Humanitarian Overview and Call to Action (16 February 2023) (New) https://reliefweb.int/report/turkiye/business-brief-earthquakes-turkiye-and-syria-humanitarian-overview-and-call-action-16-february-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 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 Centre for Humanitarian Data, Türkiye/Syria Earthquake Website https://data.humdata.org/event/turkiye-syria-earthquakes UNOCHA Flash Appeal: Syrian Arab Republic Earthquake (February - May 2023) https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/flash-appeal-syrian-arab-republic-earthquake-february-may-2023 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


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