The consequences of the devastating earthquakes that hit Türkiye in February are all too visible in destroyed buildings, makeshift camps and the rebuilding in affected areas. With the coming of spring, heavy rain has caused flooding, adding another layer of destruction.
Days after the earthquakes struck, people waited outside what remained of their homes, while search and rescue teams tried to save people stuck under the rubble. To add to the trauma, people had to to identify every dead body that was found, to check whether it was their loved one or not.
According to the Turkish authorities, as of early April, over 50,300 people were killed in Türkiye alone.