People gather around a fire near garbage and injured close to the scene of an exploded building after a tremor, in Karamanmaras, Turkey, on February 8, 2023

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the particularly hard-hit Hatay district, where more than 3,300 deaths were reported and entire communities were destroyed

Meets with people take place as a result of a deadly tremor that struck in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan,Turkey February 8, 2023

 A woman answers as she sits near the scene of a building that exploded as a result of a strong earthquake in Kahramanmaras, Turkey, On February 8, 2023

On Thursday, the number of people killed caused by the disasters that rocked Turkey and Syria this week reached 15,000

A young child searches after a violent earthquake struck Kahramanmaras, Turkey, on February 8

People watch as the search for victims proceeds in Kahramanmaras, Turkey, following an earthquake on February 8