Britain’s King Charles meets Turkiye-Syria earthquake volunteers

LONDON: Britain’s King Charles met volunteers from the Turkish and Syrian diasporas in London on Tuesday to precise his help after greater than 37,000 individuals died and 1000’s left homeless by the current earthquake in Turkiye and north-west Syria.
Charles shook palms with charity employees throughout a go to to West London Turkish Volunteers (WLTV), and chatted with them as they packed scarves, blankets, jumpers, and packets of biscuits as a part of earthquake reduction efforts.
He additionally formally launched Syria’s Home, a short lived Syrian neighborhood tent in Trafalgar Sq. in central London, the place he met the capital’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, amongst others.
Britain dispatched 76 search-and-rescue specialists and tools as a right away response to the catastrophe on Feb. 6, and has since set out additional help, together with objects resembling tents and blankets. The mixed dying toll has now crossed 37,000.
After the catastrophe Charles mentioned he “needed to convey our deepest and most heartfelt sympathy to the households of all those that have misplaced their family members.”
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), which represents 15 support charities in the UK, has additionally appealed for donations and has raised 60 million kilos ($73 million)o far, together with “a beneficiant donation” from the royal household, the DEC mentioned. ($1 = 0.8218 kilos) 


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