Earthquake: Death Toll Rises To 17,000 As Survivors Need Water, Heat

More than 17,000 people are now known to have died after Monday’s earthquakes in southern Turkey and northern Syria
World Health Organization fears many survivors could yet lose their lives without shelter, water, fuel or electricity
It says there’s a danger of a secondary disaster which may cause harm to more people than the initial quake
Six UN lorries carrying aid have now crossed the border from Turkey into Syria – the first international help people there have had
Rescuers in both countries are continuing their painstaking work but hopes are fading for the many still trapped under the rubble
British charities have launched an appeal to raise funds for people affected

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