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Turkey: Earthquakes - Oct 2011

Status
Past
Countries
Turkey
Disaster types
Earthquake

Eastern Turkey was hit by earthquakes on 23 Oct 2011 and 9 Nov 2011, which killed 644 people and affected 650,000. More than 10,000 aftershocks were registered. 2,900 houses collapsed and 25,750 buildings were severely damaged and defined as inhabitable. (IFRC, 5 Jun 2012)