On October 23rd, an earthquake with 7.2 magnitude on Richter scale, hit the Kurdish towns of Van and ercis, in Southeast Turkey, with a population of near half a million people. More then 650 people perish under the 2.900 buildings that collapsed, according to a ICRC(International Comitte of Red Cross) report. According to the same ICRC report, after damage assessment on the region, 25.750 buildings were severely damaged and were considered inhabitable. The Turkish NGO Red Crescent together with national and international humanitarian help created 15 different camp in the town of Van, providing assistance with Nylon Tents, warm close, hot food and drinks to, what the Turkish Red Crescent claims, were 23.350 beneficiaries.
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