Two devastating earthquakes with 7.7 and 7.6 magnitude and their aftershocks have hit south-eastern Turkey, causing severe destruction, claiming the lives of thousands of people, leaving thousands injured and hundreds still unaccounted for. The Ford Otosan team and our Ford dealers in the region are actively helping the search and rescue effort. Ford and Ford Fund are coordinating closely with Ford Otosan and Koç Holdings, our JV partner at Ford Otosan, to ensure together we can support the relief and recovery efforts in the most meaningful and impactful manner.
For employees wishing to donate to immediate relief efforts in Turkey and Syria, please see the links below. More projects will be added in the coming days as the situation unfolds. This is just the beginning and the support needed in the region will evolve over the coming weeks and months.
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