Turkey-Syria Earthquakes: Firsthand Accounts and Public Health Perspectives
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The response to the February 3 earthquakes in Turkey and Syria is still focused on immediate disaster response—but much has already been learned, and illuminated, through this tragedy that has killed tens of thousands and flattened towns and cities.
In the quakes’ aftermath, Bloomberg School faculty and students shared their insights, including firsthand accounts of the disaster, during a special discussion hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and in an episode of Public Health On Call.
Their perspectives help us understand gaps in the global response to catastrophes—and how they can be addressed to better respond to future disasters.
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