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A day with Turkish Red  Crescent in camps for Syrian people

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”.

In-pictures: Turkey: from the factory to the field

During the last Red Cross Red Crescent partnership meeting, hosted by Turkish Red Crescent, participants visit the TRC tent factory in Ankara. 60 thousands tents are always available in case of need for national natural disaster. TRC staff is also testing some new materials for tents that must resist in tough conditions and extreme temperature. Below some pictures of all the process to make a...

In pictures – Turkish Red Crescent responding to Kobane crisis

When the crisis started in Syrian city of Kobane, immediately Turkish Red Crescent started a distribution of hot meals to the people coming from the border. Every day TRC team provides food for ten thousands Syrian in Suruc, near the border.   All the food is carried in vans to bring the food to Syrians.   The distribution to the Syrians just arrived from Kobane.   Turkish Red Crescent team serving lunch ...

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