On Monday, three consecutive devastating earthquakes of magnitude 7.8, 7.6 and 6.0 occurred in four countries including Turkey-Syria. The biggest impact of this was seen only on Turkey and Syria. New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta said that this help is being done on humanitarian grounds. Through this, Red Cross members engaged in rescue work in the earthquake-affected areas of Turkey and Syria will deliver food and other materials to the local people. At the same time, Turkey has thanked the Modi government for the help sent from India.
The death toll from deadly earthquakes in Turkey and Syria has crossed 4,000. More than 30 thousand injured are being told. Massive relief and rescue operations are going on. Hundreds of people are still buried under the debris. Meanwhile, Australia and New Zealand have announced financial assistance of $11 million (about Rs 90 crore) for the earthquake-hit areas of Turkey and Syria in view of the situation. Apart from this, help has been assured in many ways.
Help sent from India too India has also sent the first consignment of earthquake relief material to earthquake affected Turkey. India has sent the first consignment of earthquake relief material to Turkey by an Indian Air Force aircraft, hours after it was announced by the Prime Minister’s Office.
The relief consignment sent by India includes a specialist National Disaster Response Force search and rescue team. This included both male and female personnel, highly skilled dog squads, medical supplies, advanced drilling equipment and other critical equipment required for the relief effort. Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi gave this information.
Earlier on Monday, the Indian government decided to immediately send National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) search and rescue teams, medical teams and relief material to earthquake-hit Turkey. This step has been taken after the instructions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide all possible help to the affected country. According to information, two 100-member teams of NDRF