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More than 100 million tons of rubble remains after the earthquake in Turkey

At least 2.5 million tons of waste generated by the disaster could be recycled.

Turkey will remove 101 million tons of garbage and rubble from the February earthquakes It was reported on March 24 by Hürriyet newspaper.

The country’s Ministry of Environment said the amount of debris and debris left after the earthquakes was about 46 million cubic meters.

More than 16 million tons of garbage will be removed in the southern province of Hatay alone.

At least 2.5 million tons of waste and debris can be sent for recycling.

The authorities stressed that the presence and quantity of asbestos is constantly checked in the workplace to prevent air pollution. Waste disposal sites are planned to be arranged in public areas; if none is suitable, abandoned pastures are used.

In addition, the ministry assured that residents of severely damaged and destroyed houses will be able to return their valuables. They will be taken from the wrecks in the first place and given to the owners.

It was previously reported that mass housing construction will begin in 11 provinces of Turkey affected by the earthquake. It is planned to build 46,300 residential buildings per year.

Remember, on February 6, two earthquakes with a magnitude greater than seven points occurred in Turkey.

The tremors, followed by thousands of aftershocks, were also felt in neighboring countries, with Syria the hardest hit.

According to the latest data, the number of victims of the earthquake in Turkey exceeded 50 thousand people.

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Source: korrespondent

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