Two back-to-back earthquakes that struck Southeastern Turkiye with magnitudes of 7.7 and 7.6 on February 6th, 2023 have affected millions of lives in Turkiye and Syria. If you are wondering how you can donate to aid those impacted, here are some non-governmental organizations accepting donations.

For Turkiye:

TURKISH PHILANTHROPY FUNDS (USA) - Turkish Philanthropy Funds is a tax-exempt organization located in the US

AHBAP (Turkiye) - One of the most active volunteer networks in the affected regions

AKUT (Turkiye) - AKUT is entirely a voluntary, non-governmental organization involved in searching, assisting and rescuing all who require aid within its authority and means, in mountain or other nature-related accidents, natural disasters and all other emergency conditions by means of trained, disciplined, high-standard personnel and equipment, passing on knowledge to society with no political affiliation.

Bridge to Turkey - US based aid foundation targeting Turkey

OXFAM - Global organization that fights inequality and works to end poverty and injustice



UOSSM - (Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations) - a coalition of humanitarian, non-governmental, and medical organizations from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, and Turkey

For Syria:

National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA) – The largest international organization of Arab American physicians and medical students based in the United States

Mercy Corps – A global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization

Humanity & Inclusion – A non-governmental international organization

Other links:

How Companies are Responding to the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria - by Katherine V. Smith, Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship -

Yale "Support in the Wake of the Earthquake in Turkey and Syria: A Message from OISS" -

Galen Leather "Where can I donate" -

The damage from Turkey earthquake is 'excessive,' professor says -

Financial Times "Turkey and Syria’s devastating earthquakes in graphics" -

Turkey–Syria earthquake: what scientists know -

American Red Cross "In Türkiye and Syria, Red Cross, Red Crescent Teams Responding to Earthquake"-

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