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Turkey will take years to recover from the earthquake. The world must help

A historic challenge faces Turkey in the wake of a massive earthquake that has caused an unprecedented level of destruction. Apocalyptic scenes continue to emerge from the affected areas. The human cost is immense, and the national trauma will be long-lasting. Amid the immense damage, Turkey will need to create a much more comprehensive urbanisation policy, while improving and strictly implementing construction regulations. Recovery will be a long struggle, but one that cannot be avoided, as most of the country sits on major fault lines. In this process, friends and allies of Turkey must continue to stand by the country for the long haul. The scale and scope of this month’s earthquake was unprecedented. Millions of people across southern... Read more on Middle East Eye: Turkey will take years to recover from the earthquake. The world must help [Middle East Eye, February 20, 2023]
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