Support AKUT's search and rescue efforts in Turkey

by Turkish Philanthropy Funds
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Summary

A devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern province of Van in Turkey on Sunday, Oct 23, 2011, causing many casualties and several buildings to collapse. AKUT is working on search and rescue efforts in the affected area.
$2,131
total raised
25
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years active

Challenge

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey on Sunday, Oct 23. Many buildings collapsed, leaving hundreds trapped beneath the rubble. The Turkish Philanthropy Funds are supporting AKUT's efforts in search and rescue on the ground in Van.

Solution

AKUT is working on search and rescue, including rescuing people from beneath the rubble.

Long-Term Impact

Already 185 people have been rescued, but hundreds still remain missing. AKUT is working on continued search and rescue in the earthquake-affected area.

Resources

http:/​/​www.tpfund.org
AKUT's website
Turkish Philanthropy Fund's website

Organization Information

Turkish Philanthropy Funds

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.tpfund.org
Project Leader:
Senay Ataselim
New York, NY United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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