14 Feb 2023

Turkey-Syria Earthquake: First UN aid convoy reaches border

Chief Correspondent

The frantic hunt for survivors in the devastating earthquake last week which has so far claimed 38,000 lives in Turkey and Syria is slowing to a trickle as the clamour for aid and equipment intensifies.

The first convoy of UN aid has made its way now through one of the newly reopened border crossings from Turkey into the northwest of Syria which is mainly in rebel hands.

Our chief correspondent Alex Thomson joins me now from a refugee camp in Gaziantep, in southern Turkey.