Search and rescue efforts continue. IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, continues their search and rescue efforts that have started in the very first hours of the earthquake with 65 teams consisting of 1447 people. IHH Chairman Bülent Yıldırım, IHH Executive Board members and 184 coordination officers are also in the area to coordinate IHH's operations in the affected cities. IHH Search and Rescue Teams have rescued 260 people alive from the rubble so far.
Hot meals has been given out to 470,000 people
IHH is also rushing to the aid of all the people affected by the earthquake by providing food, shelter and clothing through its emergency aid distribution team consisting of 1728 people. So far, hot meals have been distributed to 470,000 people by IHH. 2 mobile soup kitchen continue to distribute hot meal to the citizens. In addition, 219 trucks containing supplies such as food, boots, coats, diapers, flour and water set out for the cities affected by the earthquake.
509,000 loaves of bread have been given out
Other aid efforts carried out by IHH for the people affected by the earthquake are as follows:
-509,391 loaves of bread
-6,969 crates of water
-3,469 food parcels
-9,765 packages of hygiene materials
-1,568 children's and adult coats
-2,169 crates of various food (milk, cake, etc.)
-31 tents for shelter
-2 medicine tents
-1.4 tons of potatoes
-5,038 cans of food
-597 sponge mattresses
To support the relief efforts
People who want to support the relief efforts of IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation in the earthquake areas can donate 10 TL by messaging “DEPREM” to 3072. Those who want to donate higher amounts can do so by writing "EARTHQUAKE" in the explanation section of their donations through IHH's website or in their bank statements.
For those who want to support from outside of Turkey can donate to the following accounts
TR66 0001 0004 8802 1249 9450 07
TR39 0001 0004 8802 1249 9450 08
TR28 0001 0004 8802 1249 9450 12
TR06 0001 0004 8802 1249 9450 20