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    Dear readers,

    We are all very excited about the news about the devastating earthquake on the night of Monday, April 06th. February 2023 in the Turkey and Syria shocked. More than 40.000 people have died according to official sources, many have lost their homes and belongings and are in urgent need of help and support. According to estimates by the Turkish government, more than 20 million people in Turkey have been affected by the earthquake disaster.

    Help for the people in Turkey and Syria

    As members of a global community, we have a responsibility to help where we can. That is why we are calling for donations to provide the survivors with the necessary means so that they can start on the road to recovery.

    Every contribution, no matter how big or small, can make a difference. Donations can be made directly to reputable local charities to ensure your support reaches those affected quickly and effectively.

    Let's stand together and show that we are there for each other, especially in difficult times like these. Every donation counts, so don't hesitate and help where you can.


    The following Turkish cities and regions are particularly affected: Adana, Diyarbakir, Pazarcik, Gaziantep, Malatya, Osmaniye, Sanliurfa, Adiyaman, Hatay and Kilis.

    Also in Syria: Aleppo, Latakia, Tartus, Hama

    Some of the reputable disaster relief organizations in Turkey are:

    1. Turkish Red Crescent (Kızılay)
    2. AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency)
    3. Search and Rescue Association of Turkey (AKUT)
    4. German Red Cross
    5. A heart for children
    6. Campaign Germany Helps (Keyword: emergency aid Turkey / Syria)
    7. doctors of the world (Keyword: emergency aid Turkey / Syria)
    8. Humedica (Keyword: Earthquake Turkey)
    9. UNICEF (Keyword: Earthquake Turkey/Syria)
    10. UN Refugee Aid eV (Keyword: earthquake)

    It is important to verify that the organization you wish to donate to is reputable before making a donation. It is recommended that donations be made to reputable and well-established organizations that work locally and have the necessary resources to help quickly and effectively.

    With many thanks, Turkey Life Team

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