Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

A series of devastating earthquakes have hit southern Turkey (now known as Türkiye) and north-west Syria killing over 35,000 people and injuring many more.

The first deadly earthquake struck while people were inside their homes, asleep in their beds, with no warning signs. Thousands of buildings, including hospitals and schools, have collapsed and infrastructure has been badly damaged. Local responders are desperately searching through the rubble for survivors.

People have been left without shelter in freezing winter conditions and desperately need blankets, emergency shelter, food and clean water.

You can help people affected by the crisis by making a donation and helping to raise money for the DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee) appeal. This will allow DEC charities and their local partners to scale up their response and reach more people.

By donating to the Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal, you’ll help DEC charities provide vital medical care, emergency shelter, food and clean water.

Click here to learn more and donate.

The DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee) brings together 15 leading UK aid charities, raising funds to quickly and effectively respond to overseas disasters.

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