February 10, 2023
Upon the request of the Government of the Republic of Turkey, Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Medical Team was dispatched to provide medical assistance operations in response to the damages caused by the massive earthquake. The team will arrive in Turkey on February 11.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred at 10:17 a.m. on Feb. 6(4:17 a.m. on Feb. 6 in Turkey), causing serious human and property damage in Turkey.
According to the government of Turkey, the number of dead has reached 16,170 as of Feb.10. The number of the dead and injured people is expected to rise.