The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has so far delivered 5,975 tons of aid materials to Türkiye and Syria through 215 cargo planes after last month’s twin earthquakes, the country’s Defense Ministry tweeted Saturday.
The aid was sent as part of Operation Gallant Knight 2 to support those affected by the quakes in Türkiye and Syria, the ministry said in a statement.
It said that humanitarian aid to earthquake victims in Türkiye and Syria continues.
More than 47,900 people were killed in Türkiye in the quakes on Feb. 6, according to official figures.
More than 13 million people in Türkiye have been affected by the powerful quakes that rocked 11 provinces, including Kahramanmaras, Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, Elazig, and Sanliurfa.
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