As you may remember, when an earthquake occurred in Turkye earlier this year, the international community, including our country, came together to provide support. This time too, several countries have expressed their willingness to help, but for some reason the Moroccan government is mostly refusing to lend a helping hand. In addition to the government’s complacent response, voices criticizing the luxurious life of the King of Morocco are growing.
Reporter Pyo Eon-gu will deliver this news.
At the earthquake site, deaths of family members continued to be confirmed, and survivors dug through the rubble with their bare hands in a hurry.
[Mohamed Wuchen/Earthquake victim: I’m in no rush to rescue온라인바카라. I don’t have any equipment, so I do it with my bare hands. You can see my sister’s head, but I had to dig it out by hand.] The
only support for the affected villages, where roads were cut off, was relief goods dropped by helicopter.
Because there is a shortage of supplies, commotion often breaks out.
Cries for rescue and support are growing louder at the damaged sites.
[Musa Bouisirfan/Earthquake-affected residents: Morocco must accept international support. [It is not necessarily because of us, but because the surrounding villages were so severely destroyed.] Although the
international community has expressed its intention to provide support to Morocco, only four countries, including Spain and the United Kingdom, have approved support from the Moroccan government.
The reason for delaying approval is that coordination is difficult if all foreign support is accepted.
In times of national crisis, the king must act as a control tower, and when the earthquake occurred, the king was staying in his luxury home in Paris, France.
It wasn’t until 18 hours after the earthquake that he issued a brief statement saying he had ordered the military to come to the rescue.
There is growing criticism that slow decision-making in a situation where all power is concentrated in the king is only increasing the suffering of the Moroccan people in the face of disaster.