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UN team headed to Turkey to coordinate rescue efforts following deadly earthquake

The United Nations has deployed a disaster assessment team to help coordinate emergency rescue and recovery efforts in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake which hit southeastern Turkey early this morning, killing nearly 85 people.

Annan welcomes opening of new 'UN House' in Turkey

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today welcomed the opening of a new office building in Turkey to house the various United Nations development agencies and humanitarian programmes located in the country.

UN, Greece and Turkey sign humanitarian aid agreement paving way for joint action

The United Nations, Greece and Turkey have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Humanitarian Emergency Response.