Thousands of Children at Risk After Devastating Earthquakes Hit at the Border of South-East Türkiye and Syria

Joe English - UNICEF

NEW YORK/GENEVA/AMMAN, 6 February 2023 – Thousands of children and families are at risk after two devastating earthquakes and dozens of aftershocks hit south-east Türkiye and Syria today. 

According to authorities, in the two countries, more than 2,300 people have been killed, including children, with thousands more injured. These numbers are only likely to increase.