Syria requests EU support for the first time after earthquake | Reuters News Agency
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Syria requests EU support for the first time after earthquake

Reuters shed light on how Syria has, for the first time, asked for assistance from the European Union, after a devastating earthquake killed more than 20,000 people in the country and in neighbouring Turkey. The EU said it would provide additional emergency support to both countries and emergency humanitarian assistance worth 6.5 million euros in one of the largest ever search and rescue operations through its Civil Protection Mechanism.

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The EU said it would provide additional emergency support to both countries and emergency humanitarian assistance worth 6.5 million euros ($7 million) in one of the largest ever search and rescue operations through its Civil Protection Mechanism.



Article Tags
Topics of Interest: EnvironmentGovernment
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Government & Public Services
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa
Countries: SyriaTurkey
Win Types: Overall Coverage
Story Types: Spot News
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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