Sunday, survivors and families of Victims celebrate their eleventh anniversary of earthquake in Turkey’s Eastern Province of Van that killed 604 people. One of the worst in A decade after the earthquake, another 16 days were followed by the earthquake, killing 40 people people. Today, it has become a symbol of Solidarity and charity as aid flowed in from all over Turkey and worldAnd the for Survivors, a terrible tragedy.
The province bordering Iran has largely recovered from the disaster, with new houses and buildings rising again but the risk remain elsewhere in Turkey country with multiple active fault lines.
shake fan with Magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 13:41 local time on October 23, 2011, which seriously damaged the central parts of The province, as well as the region of Erciş and surrounding villages. The first The earthquakes killed 604 people and preceded an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on November 9. Both resulted in destruction and damage for in thousands of buildings.
he had highest death fees for earthquake 45-year agosecond jerk in 1999 students in thousands of spirits in Northwest Turkey, but this time the country was better prepared in Response. Search and rescue teams rushed to the province and thousands helped excavate out wreck survivors of buildings. Moreover, donations poured in in from everywhere for population who lost everything in disaster while politicians, who They were late at the scene of the accident in 1999 earthquake, quickly mobilized visit earthquake-hit Regions in Immediately aftermath. Relief campaigns started with Quick Deploy of 75,000 tents were sent to the displaced, and the installation followed of Prefabricated housing units. inside one Month of disaster government state foundation for new houses for the victims. in one year17,489 homes were delivered over for displaced families.
However, the memories do not fade for survivors, like Kılıçarslan Koçak, who She lost about 50 of her relatives in quake, including his wife, two children, mother, brother and wives of his brothers. 54-year-old Kocak, who spirits in the worst-hit region of Erciş, he visits their grave regularly and remembers the moments of disaster. kochak escaped death as he did left home Shortly before the tremors start. I have seen him house collapse. “I lost people you were together with just Several minutes ago. I helped find crews to find them but I got lost people. I have nothing left behind them,” he regrets. Kocak said that the state helped him and the others immediately and that was his only consolation. “If I could have something to comment on, a memento From people I loved but there was nothing left Under the rubble,” he told Anadolu Agency (AA) on annual of disaster.
Ferzende Zan visited the ruins of The mill he was working in on annual of tragedy. barely escaped from place before it collapses in earthquake and made a run for him home. When he saw that he was slightly damaged, he returned to the factory and saw no one Trapped under the rubble. then joined others to save people Trapped in they homes. We had nothing to dig out with, anyway. There were shovels and shovels in The houses were in ruins. We tried to dig out people with Our hands are bare but we can pull it off out Just one person and was already dead”Remember Zhan aftermath of earthquake. Zhan said he lost an aunt and many other relatives in earthquake and I wishwon”I don’t repeat.” “This does not suffer one should go across. I remember the good The old days whenever you are pass through these ruins.”