Turkey: An official of the United Nations Development Program estimated that 1.5 million people were left homeless in Turkey due to the earthquake. He has expressed apprehension that about 5 lakh housing units will have to be reconstructed in the country. Turkey’s resident representative, Luisa Winton, said in an online press briefing yesterday that the country’s government has inspected about 70 percent of the buildings affected by the earthquake. Out of which 4,12,000 housing units out of 1,18,000 buildings have been reported to have collapsed. According to a news agency report, the earthquake has created a huge pile of debris that needs to be cleared. Also, Shfzabh is trying to reduce the risk of this hazardous waste. According to Vinton, two weeks after the first earthquake, it was the worst natural disaster in Turkey’s history.