Turkey quake survivors struggling

Government assesses the scale of people’s loss as survivors take to makeshift tents.

Hundreds of villagers are struggling to cope with the aftermath of a deadly 6.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated numerous towns in northern Turkey.

Residents have had to resort to makeshift tents and lost a great deal of livestock, which has been a severe blow to their livelihood.

But authorities are assessing the scale of people’s losses in an effort to help the  earthquake survivors.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from Elazig province in northern Turkey. 

Source: Al Jazeera

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