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Turkey : Earthquake : 2003/01/27

GLIDE:  EQ-2003-000050-TUR

Duration 2003/01/27
Country or District Turkey
Name Earthquake
Outline At least one person is feared dead after an earthquake with a magnitude 6.5 shook the remote and mountainous region of Tunceli in eastern Turkey.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles

OCHA Situation Report No.1 2003/01/27
There was one fatality and two injuries.

Government of Greece 2003/01/28
The Foreign Ministry send €200,000 in Humanitarian aid to Turkey

OCHA Situation Report 2003/01/28
One person was killed and seven hurt when a strong earthquake rocked eastern Turkey.

hurriyet2003/01/27(local news paper in Turkey)
Tunceli'de deprem: 6.5(Turkish)

Reuters News2003/01/27
One person died and several were reported injured early on Monday when an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck Pulumur, a sparsely populated area in eastern Turkey.

CNN News 2003/01/27
One dead in Turkish earthquake

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