On October 10- 12th 2022, 16 USAR Teams from the Africa, Europe and Middle East region participated in an Earthquake Response Exercise (ERE) which took place in Ankara, Türkiye. In the field part of the exercise, 279 search and rescue personnel from 32 institutions and organizations, 57 vehicles, and 6 search and rescue dogs are involved. 101 foreign disaster experts from 23 countries work in the desk department, in addition to AFAD personnel and the NGOs under their coordination.