Friday, August 20, 1999 Published at 17:42 GMT 18:42 UK
In pictures: Earthquake three days on
Thousands are homeless as they mourn the death of their loved ones.
Soldiers rejoice as they pull a rare survivor, 25-year-old Murat Can, from rubble in Korfez where he had been trapped for 52 hours.
Rescuers have been working round the clock but time is running out for anyone still alive beneath the debris.
These US aid workers and their dog, Nike, are just one of the many forms of assistance which have been sent from around the world to help.
Bodies decomposing in the heat are posing a real danger to health.
Local authorities distribute food to survivors in Golcuk.
Many have not ventured back into their houses, fearing further quakes.
This family leaves the devastated city of Sarkarya following the loss of several relatives.
Golcuk's mosque remains intact, while surrounding residential buildings have all been rased to the ground.
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