Turkey

2 October 2014

Massive increase in people seeking refuge at Syrian border put pressure on relief supplies in Turkey

Food support is the most pressing need for the Turkish Red Crescent Society as it responds to the tens of thousands of people entering Turkey from Syria. In cooperation with the Turkish authorities, the society has provided bottles of water, energy biscui
Volunteers from Turkish Red Crescent respond after mine explosion
14 May 2014

Volunteers from Turkish Red Crescent respond after mine explosion

The Turkish Red Crescent has deployed five response teams to support the Aegean Coast Disaster Management Center in response to a coal mine explosion.
Turkey celebrates 145 years of humanitarian work at home and abroad
11 June 2013

Turkey celebrates 145 years of humanitarian work at home and abroad

11 June marks the 145th anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Red Crescent Society.
Red Crescent brings back hope to thousands of Syrians in Turkey
22 May 2013

Red Crescent brings back hope to thousands of Syrians in Turkey

“We arrived in Turkey about seven months ago” says C. M., 32 years old, who used to work as a farmer in a village near the Syrian city of Latakia. He and his family escaped into Turkey when the bombing started in their village.
Preparing for the onset of winter in tent and container camps on the Turkish-Syrian border
29 December 2012

Preparing for the onset of winter in tent and container camps on the Turkish-Syrian border

Syrians who fled conflict at home and took shelter in neighbouring countries such as Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, have been living away from their homeland for more than 18 months.
New appeal launched to assist Syrians seeking temporary protection in Turkey
13 November 2012

New appeal launched to assist Syrians seeking temporary protection in Turkey

Since early 2011, the civil unrest in Syria has caused mass-displacement within Syria and into neighbouring countries.
President’s mission in the Republic of Turkey
15 November 2011

President’s mission in the Republic of Turkey

President Tadateru Konoé undertook a mission to Turkey, visiting both Ankara and Istanbul from 22 to 24 September 2011.
Global outpouring of solidarity for Turkish earthquake operations
29 October 2011

Global outpouring of solidarity for Turkish earthquake operations

As the hope for more survivors emerging from the rubble in Van province, eastern Turkey, fades, a massive relief effort is taking shape to augment Turkish Red Crescent’s (TRC) emergency response.
Relief effort under way following huge earthquake
23 October 2011

Relief effort under way following huge earthquake

The Turkish Red Crescent responders are working to reach people trapped following the 7.2 earthquake that hit Van province near the Iranian border in eastern Turkey today.
Spreading a little happiness in the Turkish border camps
12 July 2011

Spreading a little happiness in the Turkish border camps

Over 10,000 Syrians, fleeing domestic unrest, have been living in six ‘tent cities’ near the border for over a month.
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