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Why in news? Recently, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck south-east Turkey and northern Syria , killing at least 2,300 people and wounding thousands.
Economic impact of Turkey earthquake:
Short-term solutions – rebuilding the same style of flawed housing and infrastructure – will only increase the chance of future tragedies. Redesigning their built environment to live with seismic risk, and engaging the whole population of Turkey in an ongoing experiment to create a society that recognizes earthquakes as a continuing threat that can be managed.
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