Eleonora, co-coordinating the FSS efforts following the Türkiye Earthquake

"I was deployed to Türkiye, in Gaziantep, to join the coordination team at the end of February. It was not my first time there, and my immediate impressions after landing are still hard to explain. Gaziantep was less impacted by the earthquake than other cities in the region, but you could still sense the magnitude of what had happened that night. The airport was almost empty, with cracks on the walls and no water. At the baggage carousel, people of various ages were waiting for boxes and bags full of food and basic needs items. Entering the city, you could see life slowly back to normal, surrounded by collapsed or heavily damaged buildings"

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