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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.