Operation: Turkey Scout Team Van Earthquake

On October 23rd, the eastern city of Van was struck by a 7.2 M earthquake leveling more than 2,000 structures and burying hundreds of victims under rubble. TR deployed an initial scout team the next day. The recon team consisted of two former Air Force PJ’s with equipment and technical rescue certifications in Confined Space/Structural Collapse.

  • Earthquake
  • Van, Turkey
  • Completed Oct 24, 2011 - Oct 29, 2011
  • 2 Volunteers
  • 864 Hours Logged

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