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February 10, 2023

Emergency Assistance to Syrian Arab Republic in Response to the Earthquake

The Japan International Cooperation Agency will provide emergency relief goods as below in response to the earthquke disaster, upon the request from the Government of Syrian Arab Republic.
1. Disaster situation
Magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred at 4:17am on Feb 6 in Turkey & Syria, causing serious human and property damage. According to UN and European Commission news, the damage situation as of February 10th was as follows:
Deaths 3,262
Injured 7,285
Affected Around 10.9 million

2. Goods supplied
A. Emergency relief goods (from the JICA warehouse in Dubai)
Plastic sheets
Sleeping pads

B. Shipping schedule
The goods will be transported from the JICA warehouse in Dubai to Damascus.


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