At least seven children were rescued on Friday, videos released by disaster services showed, their astonishing survival inspiring search crews who also saved several trapped adults.
The move is part of the UAE's efforts to support the Syrian and Turkish peoples and aligns with the "Bridges of Goodness" campaign, which was launched by the Emirates Red Crescent.
Following the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, worshippers in all mosques across the UAE performed on Friday funeral prayers in absentia for the victims of the earthquakes.
The UAE's rescue teams were among the first to arrive at the quake-struck sites, a testament to their rapid response in cases of natural disasters, which is further supported by the diverse forms of aid that the UAE provides...
WHO estimated that in Turkey, where more than 4,000 buildings have collapsed in the quake, 15 hospitals had suffered partial or heavy damage.
The United Nations has warned that at least 870,000 people urgently need hot meals across Turkey and Syria. Up to 5.3 million people may have been made homeless in Syria alone.
After predicting the Turkish earthquake a few days before it occurred, he clarified in a new video his expectations for the coming period of earthquakes that Turkey or its neighboring countries may witness.
"On Saturday evening, earthquake relief material and equipment were sent to Syria and Turkey onboard another IAF C-17 aircraft. After offloading relief material at Damascus, the flight will head towards Adana," said an MEA official.
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A Turkish infant emerged from under the rubble of the earthquake after more than 128 hours laughing, and his smile caught the eye on social media, through a video circulating after he was pulled out from under the rubble.