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Turkey surprised by extent of aid

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7210.592a (Published 04 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:592
  1. James Ciment
  1. New York

    As rescue operations come to a halt, caring for the survivors and tending to their immediate health needs has become the major priority in Turkey The earthquake that struck the country's northwestern corridor on 17 August has exposed major shortcomings in many aspects of Turkey's infrastructure, including its ability to coordinate a major medical relief effort for the survivors of the earthquake.

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