Deputy President Paul Mashatile has joined the world community in sending condolences to the Kingdom of Morocco. In the wake of the catastrophic earthquake that struck the nation.
More than 2000 people have reportedly died. Another 2000 people have reportedly been injured as a result of Friday’s earthquake, according to media sources.
The South African people’s thoughts are with the families of those who have lost loved ones in this tragedy. The Deputy President stated in a statement on Saturday.
All survivors received the Deputy President’s best wishes for a quick recovery.
He expressed his sadness and his deepest sympathies to the Moroccan people.
“We are deeply saddened by the shocking loss of life and wish all survivors strength and a speedy recovery,” he said.
Deputy President Mashatile has praised the work of the nation’s emergency response agencies. And also expressed complete confidence that the Kingdom of Morocco would unify in their reaction and come out of the catastrophe even stronger.
After the earthquake in Morocco, a number of nations have offered assistance and search assistance. However, because Rabat has not yet made a formal request for widespread assistance from abroad, most rescue efforts in isolated mountainous areas have been directed by local teams.
In addition to search dogs, cutting-edge thermal monitoring equipment, a drone to find people under the wreckage, and a field hospital. Tunisia dispatched 50 paramedics and professionals from a specialized team. A rescue squad and medical teams were also dispatched from Qatar.