An earthquake which measures 7.8 on the Richter scale, recently hit Southern Turkey and Northern Syria and left many homes destroyed and as many as 2,300 people dead. Thousands of people became homeless in a few seconds on 6th February 2023, and many are in need of dire help to get back on their feet. The unfortunate incident is one of the worst things that could happen to people. In these difficult times, we as human beings should come forward to help the people affected by the Syria-Turkey Earthquake that has claimed the lives of a lot of people. You must be wondering what you can do to help the people affected by Earthquake in Syria and Turkey.
Below we have listed the ways you can use to help the people in need in Syria and Turkey.
1- Donate to Global Relief Agencies
Donating to global relief agencies which work all over the world to help people affected by several calamities is the best thing to do if you want to help the people affected by Syria-Turkey Earthquake. Here is the list of all global relief agencies that are now active in Syria and Turkey.
- Doctors Without Borders
- Syrian American Medical Society
- Union of Medical Relief and Care Orgs
- Save the Children
- CARE International
- Project HOPE
2- Support Syrian and Turkish Humanitarian Organizations
Some humanitarian organizations have been vigorously working for the betterment of people’s life in Syria and Turkey. Red Crescent, IHH, The White Helmets and NuDay Syria are some of the humanitarian organizations that you can support to help the Earthquake stricken people.
3- Donate Blood
There is a huge shortage of blood reserves in Turkey. Even before the Earthquake had stricken the blood reserves of Turkey had fallen to shockingly low levels. If you are in Turkey or live in the country, then do consider donating blood to the Turkish Red Crescent.
4- Raise Awareness
Making more and more people aware of the destructive effects of earthquakes in Syria and Turkey will surely bring forward new people who are willing to help the people affected.