Earthquake in Turkey – multiple views

From the Wash Post: Turkey’s earthquake death toll might be more than just a natural disaster.  An excerpt: Natural disaster is one aspect of the story. Turkey’s reliance on construction-driven economic growth, cronyism and willingness to ignore its own building standards is the other. The first was unavoidable. Did the second lead to mass casualties? At the very minimum, the Turkish people will have every right to demand a thorough investigation of precisely that question.

From The Guardian, more bad news: First Thing: Turkey and Syria earthquake death toll ‘could pass 20,000’

A more optimistic take:from the Wash Post: 5 lessons from past earthquakes to navigate Turkey’s tragedy

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