• Short Summary

    On 6 September 1975 Eastern Anatolia was struck by an earthquake which ravaged one quarter of Turkish territory.

  • Description

    On 6 September 1975 Eastern Anatolia was struck by an earthquake which ravaged one quarter of Turkish territory.

    The town of Lice with its 9,000 inhabitants was 95% destroyed. Here and in the surrounding regions the earthquake took the heaviest toll.

    To cope with the disaster, a major relief operation was launched for the victims by the Yurkish authorities in close cooperation with the Turkish Red Crescent Society. The League made 3 limited international relief appeal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6YSQ3R8F5RPH6GRS0G5V0R6SZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6YSQ3R8F5RPH6GRS0G5V0R6SZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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