The death toll in Turkey has surpassed 3, 10 and the death toll has surpassed 1, since the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on Monday 700 In Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the most affected 500 The province entered a three-month state of emergency. Freezing conditions in the region have made it especially difficult for rescuers to identify and locate survivors, while sanctions against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have made it difficult for Syria to receive international aid.
That said, there are a number of ways those who care about the safety of people in Turkey and Syria can donate to search and rescue efforts and help survivors rebuild their lives; below, find five ways to help People affected by the earthquake in Turkey/Syria.
This volunteer organization, also known as the Syrian Civil Defence, is spearheading the search for survivors and the rescue of those still trapped People in the ruins; you can donate here to help these first responders save lives.
Doctors Without Borders
This medical organization is working to provide relief to overwhelmed hospitals in northern Syria and to those displaced by the earthquake donors donate blankets and other essentials; you can donate here to help them with their mission. and health (WASH), child protective services, nutrition and education, and protection of unaccompanied children and family reunification; to help, donate here.
Syrian American Medical Association
The US-based humanitarian organization found that one of its severely damaged Hospitals, are now raising money for trauma supplies and other potentially life-saving necessities; you can help them by donating here. Food, clean water, shelter, and medicine after the earthquake in Turkey/Syria, and eventually turn to rebuilding efforts in the region after these urgent needs are met; to help raise funds please donate here.