At the beginning of December, the 15-day long heavy rains caused land sliding and flooding in Venezuela. 75 thousand houses became dysfunctional due to the flooding and thousands of people have been affected badly. 38 people lost their lives and dozens of people injured as a result of the disaster.
IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation which carries aid organizations in 125 countries and regions of the world, also carried relief works in Venezuela located in South America. IHH executive board member Osman Atalay and the president of Mazlumder Ahmet Faruk Unsal also attended to the relief works. The IHH Aid Teams delivered food packets to 2500 families in the regions of Altos del gallego and Altagracia. The members of Venezuela Islamic Society were also participated to the deliveries. The people of Venezuela were touched by the help and thanked to the people of Turkey.