Turkey

3 June 2016

From sewing classes to computer courses: community centres in Turkey give Syrians a lifeline

Turkish Red Cross has been establishing community centres for the Syrian refugees living in urban areas.
Humanitarian response across borders
13 April 2016

Humanitarian response across borders

Emergency responders from Turkish Red Crescent Society and Magen David Adom work together to provide humanitarian relief to affected people following a blast in Istanbul.
The Turkish Red Crescent Society sends blood reserves to hospitals across Ankara minutes after attack
18 February 2016

The Turkish Red Crescent Society sends blood reserves to hospitals across Ankara minutes after attack

Turkish Red Crescent Society provides hospitals across Ankara with blood after explosion.
Safe spaces for children in Turkey
15 December 2015

Safe spaces for children in Turkey

“My family came to Turkey because of the fighting and because my parents were worried about the abduction of girls,” explains Maya.
IFRC Secretary General visits TRCS in Ankara
16 July 2015

Cooperation high on the agenda during Secretary General’s visit to Ankara

IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy visits Ankara looking to increase cooperation with TRCS and the Government of Turkey.
Turkey: Red Crescent provides assistance to those fleeing Al-Hasakah region
12 June 2015

Turkey: Red Crescent provides assistance to those fleeing Al-Hasakah region

As hundreds flee fighting in the Al-Hasakah region of Syria, Turkish Red Crescent provides assistance at the border
A day with Turkish Red  Crescent in camps for Syrian people
30 October 2014

A day with Turkish Red Crescent in camps for Syrian people

“Be a doctor”, “Help people in need”, “Live in a safe place without bombs”, “Return home”, “Become a Red Crescent member as the people that is supporting us”.
Massive increase in people seeking refuge at Syrian border put pressure on relief supplies in 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.
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