Washington DC, 27 February 2023 (TDI): The United States (US) Disaster Response Team has announced the deployment of more than 150 experts to Turkiye in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquakes.

This team, consisting of engineers and search and rescue specialists, will assist local authorities in the search and rescue efforts.

Furthermore, this team will work alongside Turkish teams to identify and aid anyone trapped or injured in the rubble.

The US Disaster Response Team is dedicated to helping Turkiye in any way possible in order to provide relief and support in this difficult time.

Also, the US Department urged all citizens to follow safety protocols. Likewise, the US department also endorsed them to ensure they are prepared with the necessary supplies, knowledge, and resources,

So that they would be able to respond appropriately if a disaster were to strike their area. For the record, the US government has provided assistance to Turkiye following the earthquake that struck the country last week.

Specifically, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided financial and technical assistance to Turkiye for emergency response and recovery efforts.

This includes providing search and rescue equipment, medical supplies, and other humanitarian assistance. Additionally, the US Geological Survey (USGS) sent experts to assist with survey and assessment activities and provide mapping data.

Besides that, the US Department of State provided diplomatic assistance to the Turkish government following the earthquake. It included arranging meetings and consultations with other international partners.

In the bargain, the Department also coordinated with the American Institute in Turkiye. This was done to ensure that US citizens in the affected areas received emergency assistance timely.

Likewise, the US Embassy in Ankara was also actively engaged in emergency response efforts. It worked tirelessly with the Turkish government to provide support to those in need.

Also, US Department has further reiterated its commitment to supporting Turkey in the wake of the earthquake, by deploying disaster response experts in the country in order to foster regional stability and promote economic development.