Earthquake Victims Need Your Help. Now.

Three big earthquakes, 7.8, 7.6 and 6.0 in magnitude, hit Turkey on February 6th, killing close to 20,000 people and injuring tens of thousands more. The deaths and destruction are in Turkey and neighboring Syria. The last two earthquakes hit hours after the first and bad weather conditions have worsened the situation for survivors.

We are putting together some options for you to be able to donate to legitimate organizations who are on the ground, helping the affected.

PLEASE DONATE NOW. TWENTY TWO THOUSAND PEOPLE have died. Three times more have been injured. Everyone Needs Help. Now.

Click below for links for Rescue.org, IAHV, and Doctors Without Borders sites that KCdesi has personally verified to be legitimate links. If you know of more such sites, please email venkat@kcdesi.com and we will add it to this page.

RESCUE.ORG

International Rescue Committee

Emergency Response

Help Families in Turkey and Syria

EARTHQUAKE: Displaced children and their families are in grave danger. No power, no water and inadequate shelter that won’t keep out the cold. Help the IRC send emergency supplies to children and families. All first monthly gifts matched.

IAHV

International Association For Human Values

Three big earthquakes, 7.8, 7.6 and 6.0 in magnitude, hit Turkey on February 6th, killing close to 20,000 people and injuring tens of thousands more. The deaths and destruction are in Turkey and neighboring Syria. The last two earthquakes hit hours after the first and bad weather conditions have worsened the situation for survivors.
Teams of IAHV & Art of Living volunteers will be working to support survivors with humanitarian supplies and trauma relief sessions.
IAHV is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All contributions are fully tax-deductible. Please donate generously.

Doctors Without Borders

Medicins Sans Frontieres

How MSF is helping in Türkiye and Syria:

  • MSF-supported hospitals in northwestern Syria have seen more than 3,465 injured patients.
  • MSF has donated emergency kits, trauma kits, medical supplies, and blankets to 30 hospitals and health facilities in Idlib and Aleppo governorates.
  • We have sent our ambulances and dispatched extra medical staff—including surgeons—to hard-hit health care facilities in northwestern Syria
  • Teams are distributing blankets, hygiene kits, food items, and more supplies to families in Aleppo and Idlib governorates
  • Emergency teams are assessing the needs in southern Türkiye and stand ready to provide assistance

Donate to Doctors Without Borders