7 Feb 2024

One year anniversary of catastrophic Turkey and Syria earthquake

From Midday Report, 12:54 pm on 7 February 2024

This week marks the one year anniversary of the catastrophic Turkey and Syria earthquake and aid agencies warn its impacts are being felt more than ever.

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake in southeast Turkey near the Syrian border and the thousands of aftershocks afterwards killed more than 50,000 people.

Programs Director of World Vision Syria Response, Clynton Beukes spoke to Worldwatch about the deteriorating conditions in the country 12 months on.