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Turkey - Earthquake Fact Sheet # 1

Background: On August 17 at 3:02 a.m. local time, an earthquake measuring 7.81 on the Richter scale struck Izmit, Turkey, an industrial city of one million inhabitants in western Turkey. Izmit is...

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Turkey: Earthquake IFRC Preliminary appeal No. 19/99

THIS PRELIMINARY APPEAL SEEKS CHF 10,520,000 TO ASSIST 100,000 BENEFICIARIES WITH IMMEDIATE RELIEF Summary At the request of the Turkish Red Crescent, the International Federation is appealing for...

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Turkey - Earthquake OCHA Situation Report No. 2

Ref: OCHA/99/0114 Turkey - Earthquake OCHA-Geneva Situation Report No. 2 17 August 1999 General Situation 1. The US Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center reports the following...

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USGS/NEIC Earthquake Bulletin: Turkey

99/08/17 00:01:38 40.64N 29.83E 10.0 7.8Ms The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A major earthquake occurred about 55 miles (90...

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Aid offers pour in for quake-hit Turkey

ROME, Aug 17 (Reuters) - The international community rallied to Turkey with aid and sympathy on Tuesday after a devastating earthquake killed more than 1,100 people and injured thousands. Bordering...

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Tremblement de terre en Turquie

Situation: 17.8.99, 11h15 A la suite du sévère tremblement de terre en Turquie, la centrale de l'ASC a proposé l'intervention de la chaîne suisse de sauvetage. A l'heure actuelle, les autorités...

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Turkey - Earthquake OCHA Situation Report No. 1

OCHA/GVA-99/0113 Turkey Earthquake OCHA-Geneva Situation Report No. 1 17 August 1999 1. A major earthquake, measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale, hit western Turkey at 0002 GMT on 17 August 1999...

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More than 1,000 dead, 3,000 injured in Turkish quake

Ankara/Istanbul (dpa) - More than 1,000 people were killed and 3,000 injured early Tuesday in western Turkey in an earthquake estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale, the Turkish Red Crescent said. The...

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Turkey sets up air cargo bridge for quake aid

ANKARA, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Turkey's air force and Red Crescent flew thousands of tents to people left homeless by a devastating earthquake that struck the populous west of the country on Tuesday,...

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More Than 300 Die In Major Turkish Quake

By Osman Senkul IZMIT, Turkey (Reuters) - More than 300 people were reported killed when a violent earthquake hit heavily populated western Turkey Tuesday, flattening buildings in towns and cities...

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