Lebanese Red Cross & Civil Defense Just Arrived In Syria To Help (Photos)

Lebanese Red Cross and Civil Defense teams have arrived in the coastal city of Jableh, Latakia, Syria to provide aid after the devastating earthquake.

The teams will assist with search and rescue efforts and provide emergency relief to the affected populations.

With their expertise and resources, the teams will help the local communities in their time of need and support the ongoing recovery efforts in the region.

This is part of a holistic response by Lebanon to send teams from the Lebanese army, red cross, and civil defense to Syria and Turkey to help.

On February 6th, 2023, two devastating earthquakes struck Turkey with magnitudes of 7.8 and 7.5. The earthquakes caused widespread damage in both Turkey and Syria, resulting in tens of thousands of fatalities and many injuries. The impact was felt across Lebanon, with shockwaves reaching as high as 5 magnitude and subsequent tremors.

On February 20th, 2023, another two earthquakes hit southern Turkey, with a magnitude of 6.4 and 5.8 just minutes apart.

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