Turkey Earthquake Emergency
A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in south-eastern Turkey has caused much devastation. Thousands have died and many more are affected.
An urgent response is needed!
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In the early hours of 6th Feb 2023, Turkey and Syria were hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Soon this was followed by another earthquake with similar power.
The DEATH toll is currently reported to be 41,000 and is expected to exceed that.
What is happening
Southern Türkiye (Turkey) has been heavily affected, especially areas around Gaziantep and Hatay/Antakya.
The earthquake also hit areas in north-west Syria. Syria continues to be heavily affected by conflict. It hosts the majority of the 6.7 million people who have had to leave their homes because of conflict.
Night temperature is expected to drop below zero degrees Celsius. People are now without a shelter or warm place.
Your donation will enable us to provide Shelter, food, water, fuel and medical care for those who have been injured are desperately needed.
People in poorer countries are at least five times more likely to be displaced by extreme weather than people in rich countries. All of these issues are the most devastating to the people who have the least resources to cope with them – the world’s poorest, most marginalised people.
“Whoever saves a life, it is as if he has saved the whole of mankind” (Qur’an 5:32)