Türkiye/Syria Earthquake Joint Situation Report #1 -29 March 2023

Resource date: Mar 2023


On 6 February 2023, multiple earthquakes, the strongest being of 7.7 magnitude, struck southern Türkiye and northern Syria, creating a disaster of colossal proportions. Nearly 17,000 aftershocks have occurred, as of March 13, highlighting the vulnerability of the region to future earthquakes and the severe risks facing communities. UNFPA is providing SRH and GBV services including health commodities, mobile and static units and outreach teams, dignity and maternity kits, and counselling. UNFPA has issued two appeals to fund its responses in Syria and Türkiye, with a combined total ask of $44.5 million.

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