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Senegalese firefighters head to quake-hit Turkey

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Senegal has despatched a 30-member search and rescue group to Turkey to assist catastrophe reduction efforts after a devastating quake, which has been described because the “catastrophe of the century”.

The boys belonging to the Senegalese Hearth Brigade departed from Dakar Blaise Diagne Worldwide Airport on Monday. The group will land in Adana earlier than continuing to the catastrophe space.

The firefighters will deploy to Hatay the place they’ll take part in search and rescue operations. 

Whereas the possibilities of discovering survivors are virtually nil, rescue staff are nonetheless sifting by means of the rubble for any indicators of life.

The deathtoll from final week’s catastrophe has topped 35,000 in each Turkey and Syria.

In accordance with the Turkish authorities, some 1.2 million folks have been housed in scholar residences, greater than 206,000 tents have been erected and 400,000 victims evacuated from the devastated areas.