Perceptions 2023 Spring-Summer Volume

Special issue of Perceptions, international indexed journal of SAM, on the occasion of the Centenary of the Republic of Türkiye and 500th Anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish foreign service has been published.

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SAM Papers No 23:The Disaster of the Century, Relief Diplomacy, and International Solidarity

Two massive earthquakes hit Türkiye’s southeast region along the Syrian border on February 6, 2023. The earthquakes, which both occurred in the Kahramanmaraş province, had tremendous magnitudes; the Pazarcık quake was 7.7 and the Elbistan was 7.6 on the Richter scale. They were felt as far away as Jordan, Israel, Libya, Egypt, and Lebanon. The first earthquake occurred in Pazarcık at 04:17 am local time and lasted until 06:30 am; 42 aftershocks were recorded.