A week later, the scenes haven’t gotten any less heartbreaking.
Last Monday, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, crumbling buildings, leaving rubble on streets and causing thousands of deaths.
Donations and other relief have come in to help, but it will likely take years to clean up and cause billions in damages.
Below are some photos of the damage and how citizens are trying to pick up the pieces. Photos are from Getty Images.