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Traveling in Turkiye is Limited

February 7, 2023 • 6:28 pm CST
UK Foreign travel advice Turkey Feb. 2023
(Vax Before Travel)

The UK Foreign Travel Advice confirmed today the Republic of Türkiye had announced a national emergency in the ten provinces affected by earthquakes and announced that only vehicles which carry aid teams and materials would be allowed to enter cities deemed to be inside the area of the disaster.

A 7.8 earthquake hit Gaziantep and neighboring provinces in the southeast of Turkey on February 6, 2023.

On the same day, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the neighboring province of Kahramanmaras.

The provinces affected by the earthquake include Kahramanmaraş, Gaziantep, Malatya, Diyarbakır, Kilis, Şanlıurfa, Adıyaman, Hatay, Osmaniye, Adana.

If you are in Turkey or planning to travel there, you should follow the information and advice from local authorities/your tour operator, wrote the UK on February 7, 2023.