Danmarks Radio: Ukraine left earthquake victims in Turkey without hospital and tents
Copenhagen, 11 February 2023, 05:10 — REGNUM Turkey and Syria will not receive a mobile hospital and warm tents from Denmark, since these funds were previously transferred to Ukraine, the Danish state broadcaster Danmarks Radio reports.
Representative of the Danish Emergency Management Agency Brian Teste Christensen stated that these hospital and tents now could be of great benefit to the residents of the areas affected by the February 6 earthquake.
The report notes that cold weather has come to both countries, and rescue work to find survivors continues. At the same time, it is reported that Denmark still plans to transfer lighter tents to Turkey and Syria, which can accommodate humanitarian workers involved in the distribution of aid.
As reported IA REGNUMformerly Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca announced that due to the earthquake in the country, 20,213 people were killed and another 80,052 were injured.
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