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Countries that sided with Turkey after the devastating earthquake

Turkey woke up with an earthquake on February 6th. After the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred in the Pazarcık district of Kahramanmaraş, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake occurred again at 13:24 in Kahramanmaraş. While the explanations regarding the loss of lifes and damages caused by the earthquake that affected many provinces and districts continue, the wreckage studies move forward.

President Erdoğan declared a state of emergency to cover 10 provinces for 3 months.After the earthquake that took place, Turkey allocated 100 billion liras for the fight against the earthquake.After the earthquake, aid statements came from countries one after another.Authorities of many countries reported offers of assistance to Turkey after the earthquake. Here are the countries that gave earthquake aid to Turkey…

AZERBAIJAN has sent an equipped field hospital, blankets, heaters and various materials for the victims of the earthquakes.He also sent a team of 370 people and they are currently in the field.And Baku sent two planeloads of relief supplies to Turkey.

USA sent emergency aid to Turkey, including teams to support search and rescue efforts. Six specially trained dogs were sent to Turkey along with nearly 100 Los Angeles County firefighters and structural engineers in California.The non-governmental organization (NGO) in Florida, USA, collected $10 million in aid for earthquake victims in Turkey.

FRANCE sent 2 search and rescue teams under the wreckage of 136 people to Turkey.

ENGLAND -The UK sent 77 search and rescue specialists, state-of-the-art equipment and search dogs to Turkey.

SPAIN -The Spanish Ministry of Defense has sent Juan Carlos I and Galicia ships, which have a total of 500 naval officers, to Turkey since yesterday to support the rescue efforts in the earthquake.In addition, a professional team of 70 people arrived in Turkey for healthcare personnel, logistics and coordination studies.

NEW ZELAND They sent 632 thousand dollars in cash aid to the Turkish Red Crescent and 316 thousand dollars to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent.

GERMANY -A team of 41 officers and 7 dogs was sent from the city of Cologne to participate in search and rescue efforts.

ISRAEL sent a search and rescue team of 150 engineers, medical personnel and other aid workers to provide assistance.

CHINA A Chinese team of 82 people, consisting of search, rescue and health support workers under the Ministry of Emergency Situations, sent rescue equipment and supplies.

RUSSIA In the teams sent to the earthquake zone with 4 planes, a total of 100 rescue specialists, 7 cynology groups and many medical supplies were sent. In addition, 40 health professionals provide medical support to earthquake victims.

SOUTH KOREA sent a search and rescue team of 60 people and medical supplies. The government also announced that it provided $5 million in humanitarian aid in the first place, and the Gyeonggi provincial government also plans to provide $1 million in humanitarian aid.

PAKISTAN sent search and rescue teams. C-130 transport aircraft of the armed forces departed from Chakala Air Base in Rawalpindi.

SERBIA Serbian capital sent a search and rescue team of 27 from Belgrade

MEXICA Due to the earthquakes affecting 10 provinces, a search and rescue team of 145 people was sent to Turkey.

POLAND sent 76 fully equipped firefighters and eight trained dogs to Turkey.

JAPAN sent a preliminary team of 15 people from the International Emergency Rescue Team and stated that he will continue to help.

CROATIA 40 personnel, 10 search and rescue dogs came to Turkey with their equipment.

ALBANIA The Albanian Ministry of Defense also sent an aid and solidarity delegation consisting of 53 medical personnel, search and rescue specialists and 7 vehicles.

ITALY sent a team of 50 firefighters and about 10 first aid workers to Turkey by military plane.

MALTA sent a team of 32 people and a dog trained in search and rescue to support the work on the wreckage.

KYRGYZSTAN sent a team of 63 people, consisting of health workers and psychologists, to Turkey with two specially trained dogs.

HUNGARY 7 different teams consisting of a total of 156 Hungarian experts and 28 dogs were sent.

BULGARIA sent 59 personnel, 50 of which were search and rescue specialists, and raised approximately TL 3.6 million for support.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES It has been reported that the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will provide a total of 100 million dollars in aid, out of 50 million dollars each, to Turkey and Syria, which were affected by the earthquake.


Many countries such as Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Algeria, Palestine, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, India sent material and moral support.