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Turkey Earthquake Appeal 2011

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit a remote and mountainous region of Turkey on Sunday 23 October, killing over 600 people and injuring more than 4,000.

What we are doing in Turkey

Turkish Red Crescent worker talking to displaced families

The Turkish Red Crescent provided survivors with shelter, food and psycho-social support.

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Turkey news

Our Turkey Earthquake Appeal has raised over £190,000 to help survivors. The appeal has now closed, but donations will continue to help the Turkish Red Crescent support survivors.

The Turkish Red Crescent is working round the clock to help tens of thousands of people left homeless by Sunday’s earthquake.