Earthquakes in Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria

Published: February, 2023

There has been extensive coverage of the earthquakes that happened in Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria in the early hours on 6 February on the news, in the press and on social media.

Thousands of people have been killed and many survivors have sadly lost family members and loved ones in the disaster.

Survivors have been forced to leave their homes and are now facing freezing temperatures.  Due to the damage to infrastructure, people are struggling to find safe shelter, water and food.

Charities and partner organisations are working with the locally-led relief efforts in the aftermath of these devastating earthquakes.

You can donate directly through the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) or to charities that are providing support through the links below.  Any donation, big or small, matters right now.

Click on the images below to go to the respective website.




Image:  VOA