Erdogan visits a shelter in “Adi Yaman” affected by the earthquake


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited a shelter for those affected by the earthquake in Adi Yaman, southeastern Turkey.

On Monday, the Presidency’s Communication Department published scenes from President Erdogan’s visit to a city of prefabricated houses intended to house those affected by the earthquake disaster in Adi Yaman.

Erdogan was accompanied by the leader of the National Movement Party, Dolt Bahceli, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Adel Kara Ismailoglu, and a number of stakeholders.


Erdogan visited a family living in a house in the center, and he was greeted by their two disabled children, Muhammad and Zainab, who were dressed in military uniforms, and took pictures with them.

Erdogan received information from the families in the shelter about their conditions

On February 6, a double earthquake hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, the first measuring 7.7 degrees and the second 7.6 degrees, followed by thousands of violent aftershocks, killing tens of thousands, mostly in southern Turkey, in addition to massive destruction.