People in Turkiye battle earthquakes on an ongoing basis.February 6th Gaziantep earthquake was a devastating one for many cities. More than 1,200 deaths were reported,and the toll was expected to increase. Immediate relief efforts provided by this fund will ensure that survivors and first responders receive critical resources, including food, housing, medical aid, water, and psychosocial care. TPF's partners at Afet Platformu immediately acted to provide support with recovery and immediate needs
All of us at Turkish Philanthropy Funds have saddened by the news of the terrible earthquake that struck Gaziantep and its neighboring cities, with a magnitude of 7.8 on February 6th at 4:17 am local time. The earthquake was felt by at least eight surrounding cities. Our thoughts are with the injured and the families of the victims. We extend our deepest condolences to all families who lost their loved ones.
All donations to this fund will support TPF's Turkiye Earthquake Relief Fund and recovery efforts. We monitor the impact on affected communities and work with partners at Afet Platformu to allocate funds to where they're needed most. Initially, the fund helps first responders meet survivors' immediate needs for food, fuel, clean water, medicine, and shelter. As needs emerge, we will support longer-term recovery efforts run by local, vetted partner organizations in the impacted area(s).
When you donate to TPF's Turkiye Earthquake Relief Fund, 100% of your donation will be used to: Provide food and emergency medical supplies to people and animals Support temporary relief and emergency supplies for displaced families Provide support to front-line workers, like volunteers of our partner organizations Meet other needs that emerge TPF will post reports about how funds have been used and will email these reports to donors.