Earthquake in Turkey and Syria leaves region in desperate situation

Emergency team members carry the body of a person found in the rubble of a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. A powerful earthquake that struck southeast Turkey and northern Syria has killed more than 640 people with hundreds injured. The toll is expected to rise as rescuers search for dead and survivors in dozens of collapsed buildings across the region. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

More than 3,000 people have died after strong earthquakes struck Turkey and Syria.

Aftershocks continue rattling through the region, as rescuers and aid workers try to help people. There are reports of many people trapped alive in the rubble.

WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green spoke with Oxfam America president and CEO Abby Maxman about the efforts to get help to the region.

How to help earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey

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