IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
  • Who are we
  • What we do
  • What can you do
  • Login
Extensive Ramadan convoy headed to Syria
As part of the effort for the “I Need You” campaign, a substantial convoy has entered Syria from the Turkish town of Reyhanli on the 21st June.
Syria 21.06.2014
As part of the effort for the “I Need You” campaign, a substantial convoy has entered Syria from the Turkish town of Reyhanli on the 21st June.
IHH is delivering the second half of one of the biggest international effort backed convoy to those in need in Syria, before the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.
From 15 different nations, 27 various international aid organisations have collected a total of 17 million  TL of aid, loaded onto a total 317 trucks. The first half of the convoy consisting of 96 trucks entered Syria through the Cilvegozu and Oncupinar border gates of the Turkish town of Reyhanli. 2,554 worth of aid were part of the food packages that included flour, rice, pasta, lentils, cracked wheat, cooking oil, tomato paste, dates, baby products, bagy biscuits, milk and drinking water.
For zekat donations, please click here
For food packages, please click here
For orphan Eid donations, please click here
For the childrens packs, please click here

Ramadan goal is 1,000 trucks
Speaking at a farewell ceremony IHH president Bulent Yildirim said that as part of the international mobilization effort, the aim was to send 1,000 trucks to Syria for the month of Ramadan.
Highlighting the water crisis in Syria, Yildirim reiterated their continuing support to aid Syria. Also pointing to the emerging crisis in Iraq, Yildirim voiced the continuing support for Syria and Iraq as part of a conjoined effort between Turkey's provinces and international aid organizations.
At a press conference where other NGO's representative were present, Yildirim said the aid effort that is directed to Syria will continue and appealed to international community to be sensitive to their needs.
With women and children making a up a large proportion of those suffering from the Syrian war, the “I Need You” campaign that began in the last months of 2013, the aid trucks that delivered aid just from IHH alone numbered 3000.
In the month of March 2014, with the collective effort 15 nations and 30 international NGO's, an extensive aid convoy that was initiated by  IHH, sent 300 trucks on the 11th April. Worth 16 million TL it included basic needs packages that of food, health and hygiene products.
Related news
See all
Drought affects 36.1 million people in East Africa
Drought affects 36.1 million people in East Africa
There are currently 36.1 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya who are suffering from the effects of the protracted drought. Drought has created severe obstacles to the availability of food and water in three different nations.
Aid for flood-affected families in Sudan
Aid for flood-affected families in Sudan
Sudan's last week's flood is still impacting the country. The floods, which claimed 99 lives and wounded 94 others also destroyed houses, workplaces, and acres of farmland. After the floods, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launches its relief efforts for the victims there.
IHH Takes Action for Pakistan
IHH Takes Action for Pakistan
The flood occurred the day before due to heavy rains in Pakistan. The flood resulted in the deaths of 1061 people and injured 1575 others. Right after the flood, the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation launched an emergency relief effort for the country.