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Turkish Red Crescent Society

Volunteers from Turkish Red Crescent respond after mine explosion

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

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.

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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
  • 2nd Vice President: Prof Sefa SAYGILI
  • Head of Finance: Mrs Pervin AKBAS
  • Coordinator for Governance Services and International Relations: Mrs Deniz SOLEN
  • Head of Communiccations: Mrs Mehtap BAYKAL
  • Director of Human Resources: Mr Ahmet DOGAN
  • Head of Fund Raising: Mr Bulent BILGIN
  • Head of International Relations: Mr Kaan SANER
  • Youth and Volunteer Programmes: Mrs Ayla KAPLAN
  • 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
  • Board Member: Mrs Gülay ASLAN
  • Secretary General: Mrs Ulviye TURGUT
  • Deputy Secretary General: Mr Kemal AKAR
  • Director General: Mr Mehmet GULLUOGLU

Latest appeals

30 June 2014
Turkey - Population Movement (MDRTR003)
Turkey - Turkey - Population Movement Emergency Appeal Revision Nr. 3
23 May 2014
Turkey: Mine accident
Turkey - Information Bulletin no. 2
14 May 2014
Turkey: Mine accident
Turkey - Information Bulletin no. 1
20 February 2014
Turkey - Population Movement (MDRTR003)
Turkey - Operations Update No. 5
18 November 2013
Turkey - Population Movement (MDRTR003)
Turkey - Turkey - Population Movement Revised Emergency Appeal

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