SCDF, Singapore Red Cross to send help to Türkiye and Syria following deadly earthquake

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SINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and Singapore Red Cross (SRC) announced on Tuesday (Feb 7) that they would provide humanitarian assistance in light of a devastating earthquake that

The magnitude 7.8 quake struck early on Monday, killing at least 5,000 people and injuring tens of thousands.Why was the Türkiye-Syria earthquake so deadly?

The 79-member contingent, on standby round-the-clock, was formed in 1990 and has been deployed on 19 search and rescue or humanitarian relief assistance missions since. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives and injury, as well as damage to property and livelihoods, arising from the devastating disaster, and are committed to supporting the emergency relief and recovery operations," said Benjamin William, Secretary General/CEO of Singapore Red Cross.

 

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