Cash aid continues for Morocco

Humanitarian aid and search and rescue teams are on standby in case of a call for help from the Moroccan authorities.

Countries such as Türkiye, the UAE, and Israel’s search and rescue teams are preparing to go to the region with tents and basic supplies.

The earthquake, with a magnitude of 7 and a depth of 8 kilometers, occurred in the Al-Huz region of Marrakech, Morocco, causing loss of life and destruction.

According to the latest information, the number of deaths are over 1000, and the number of injures still keep increasing.

Erdoğan, the president of Türkiye, published a message on X application, delivering his best wishes for the region.

Morocco’s neighbor, Algeria also felt the earthquake, but it didn’t cause destruction or loss of life.

Lahsen Mhanni, Head of Moroccan Seismic Monitoring Service, said that aftershocks will continue and there is no risk of tsunami.

The presidents of countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Spain, France and Germany, African Union Commission President Moussa Faki Mahamet and Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Hissein Brahim Taha have issued messages of getting well soon.

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