Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the Turkey's government will pay citizens' rent for one year if they do not wish to stay in tents.
During his visit to the southeastern city of Adiyaman, Erdogan stated again that the government will rebuild the collapsed buildings in one year.
"In the meantime, we will offer 10,000 Turkish Lira ($530.92) to our citizens. In addition, for citizens who are not staying in tents, who don't want to stay in tents, we will ensure that they are able move to residential units, and we will cover their rent," he said.
He also mentioned that if quake citizens would prefer to stay in hotels, "we can also offer them this accommodation."
CNN's Gokce Katkici contributed reporting to this post.