NATO to send 1,000 containers for earthquake victims in Turkey
"NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has begun moving containers stored at its southern operations center in Taranto, Italy, to its port of loading for shipment to Turkey," NATO Joint Forces Command in Naples said on Twitter.
"This semi-permanent shelter can accommodate at least 2,000 people displaced by the earthquakes in Turkey and consists of more than 1,000 shipping containers," it added.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This semi-permanent shelter is capable of housing at least 2,000 people displaced by the earthquakes in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/T%C3%BCrkiye?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Türkiye</a>, and consists of more than 1,000 shipping containers. <a href="https://t.co/matLGt2XJg">pic.twitter.com/matLGt2XJg</a></p>— NATO JFC Naples (@JFC_Naples) <a href="https://twitter.com/JFC_Naples/status/1625532884768415745?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 14, 2023</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
At least 13.5 million people and 4 million buildings were affected in Turkey's ten hardest-hit provinces after twin earthquakes hit Turkey, killing over 35,418 people.