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Turkish Red Crescent Society

Turkey celebrates 145 years of humanitarian work at home and abroad

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

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

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.

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Contact details

Address:

Atac Sokak 1 No. 32
Yenisehir
Ankara

Contact Information:

Tel: (90) (312) 4302300 / 4311158 (International Dept.)
Fax: (90) (312) 4300175 / 4330531
Email: international@kizilay.org.tr
Web: http://www.kizilay.org.tr/

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Mr Ahmet Lütfi AKAR
  • 1st Vice-President: Dr. Nihat ADIGUZEL
  • Secretary General: Mrs Ulviye TURGUT
  • Director General: Mr Mehmet GULLUOGLU
  • Deputy Secretary General: Mr Kemal AKAR
  • Board Member: Mr Ismail HAKKI TURUNC
  • Board Member: Mr Tuncay KOPUZ
  • Board Member: Dr Mr. Ahmet ÖZDEMIR
  • Board Member: Prof Gülsüm ÖZET
  • Board Member: Mr Kamil KOLABAS
  • Head of International Relations: Mr Kaan SANER
  • 2nd Vice President: Prof Sefa SAYGILI
  • Board Member: Mrs Gülay ASLAN
  • Coordinator for Governance Services and International Relations : Mrs Deniz SÖLEN

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