10 Feb 2023

Rescue efforts defy odds in quake-hit areas of Turkey and Syria

In the wake of every natural disaster comes a horrible turning point at which rescue missions become recovery operations.

But in Turkey and in Syria, again and again we see that we are not there yet.

Nearly five days of digging and still rescuers are pulling people out alive.

Though there is joy in their rescue, the moment is tinged with heartbreak for the world they emerge into.