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

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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.

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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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