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A powerful and devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southern Turkey and northern Syria in the early morning hours of February 6, 2023, leading to displacement, injury, and death in catastrophic numbers. The infrastructure across several Turkish provinces as well as northern Syria has been destroyed, bringing further instability to communities already in crisis. Your donation to this Fund will help the following organizations provide on-the-ground needs assessments, rescue efforts, resource distribution, and medical intervention to those impacted. The organizations included in this Fund are subject to change as more information becomes available about needs on the ground.

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International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The mission of the IRC is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.

The IRC is currently on the ground in Turkey and Syria to assess needs and is currently working to increase efforts to raise emergency response funds for those impacted.

Doctors Without Borders Usa Inc

The mission of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is to provide impartial medical relief to the victims of war, disease, and natural or man-made disaster, without regard to race, religion, or political affiliation.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are providing support to various health facilities in northwestern Syria as victims are brought in for medical intervention and trauma care. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently assessing needs with plans to scale up their response in Syria as well as southern Turkey. Resources provided by the organization include additional medical staff to meet increased needs and emergency medical kits.

World Central Kitchen, Inc.

Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is first to the frontlines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises while working to build resilient food systems with locally led solutions. WCK has served more than 200 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world. WCK’s Resilience Programs strengthen food and nutrition security by training chefs and school cooks; advancing clean cooking practices; and awarding grants to farms, fisheries, and small food businesses while also providing educational and networking opportunities.

World Central Kitchen is currently is looking to activate to Turkey to provide essential services to those impacted.


CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope, inclusion, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security. We put women and girls in the center because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

CARE will be providing emergency aid in the form of food, shelter, hygiene kits, health services, and cash assistance, among other resources, to those impacted by the devastating earthquake.

Humanity & Inclusion

Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and people living in situations of extreme vulnerability, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Humanity & Inclusion currently has a large regional crisis response team on the ground to help assess immediate and long-term needs, particularly for people with disabilities, the elderly, and their families.

Mercy Corps U.S.

Our mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities

Mercy Corps is providing urgently needed essential supplies to communities affected by the earthquake in North West Syria.

Direct Relief

Direct Relief is a medical relief organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations. Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, tops Charity Navigator's list of the "10 Best Charities Everyone's Heard Of" and is named among "the world's most innovative companies in not-for-profit" by Fast Company Among other distinctions, Direct Relief received the 2014 CECP Director's Award, the President's Award from Esri for excellence in GIS mapping, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation.

Direct Relief is sending medical supplies to Turkey and Syria as well as providing cash grants to support search and rescue efforts on the ground.

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