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Remains of steel lockers and beds lie amidst other debris from the Celtiksuyu Boarding School.

In the foreground lie the remains of steel lockers and beds, amidst other debris, from Celtiksuyu Boarding School. The school was devastated by the May 2003 earthquake in Bingol, Turkey.

Credit: William A. Mitchell, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)


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Children stand outside their makeshift classroom in the post-earthquake military tent city.

Children stand outside their makeshift classroom in the military tent city where they lived following the May 2003 earthquake in Bingol, Turkey.

Credit: William A. Mitchell, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

 

This classroom in the military tent city housed survivors of the Bingol earthquake.

This classroom in the military tent city housed survivors of the May 2003 Bingol, Turkey, earthquake.

Credit: William A. Mitchell, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

 

A military tent city housed survivors of the May 2003 earthquake in Bingol, Turkey.

A military tent city housed survivors of the May 2003 earthquake in Bingol, Turkey.

Credit: William A. Mitchell, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)


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