10 days after a massive earthquake, Syrians face long struggle

A man watches excavators remove rubble from his building in Kahramanmaras city, southern Turkey, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. Thousands left homeless by a massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria a week ago packed into crowded tents or lined up in the streets for hot meals as the desperate search for survivors entered what was likely its last hours.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

“A crisis, within a crisis,” is how Kieren Barnes, Syria country director for Mercy Corps., describes the situation. He spoke with WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green.

Syria is reckoning with the aftermath of the deadly earthquake

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