Canada Global (Web News) According to Sean Fraser, Canada’s minister of immigration, applications from those in Turkey and Syria’s earthquake zones may be expedited.
On Monday, hundreds of structures were destroyed by two powerful earthquakes that struck in quick succession in northwest Syria and southwestern Turkey.
More than 19,000 deaths have been officially reported, and there have also been at least 64,000 injuries.
In the dead of winter, tens of thousands more people lack access to shelter, food, and water.
According to Fraser, his department is attempting to comprehend the impact on applicants currently enrolled in Canada’s immigration system in order to determine what else may be done to assist them.