Why were we caught unprepared by the Kahramanmaraş earthquake?

In the aftermath of the disastrous Kahramanmaraş earthquake, Turkey is suffering indescribable pain. A relative or acquaintance of almost everyone in our country was left under the wreckage. This is a huge catastrophe, but it is us, human beings, who turned it into a disaster. Yes, the southeast of Turkey was rocked by two consecutive violent tremors of magnitudes 7.6 and 7.7, and aftershocks have continued in the region to this day. The reason these earthquakes, both centered in Kahramanmaraş, turned into a disaster is our failure to learn our lessons from previous earthquakes and prepare accordingly. We lost 17,509 residents in the 1999

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