The Turkish American Society of Ohio, TASO has pleaded for support in the healing of the wounds of the earthquake victims in Tukey in the early hours of Monday, February 6, 2023.
“Embrace Relief has launched an aid campaign to meet the urgent needs of the victims of the devastating February 6 earthquakes, and to help support the rebuilding efforts of southern Turkey,” TASO said in a message to the New Americans magazine.
“A series of powerful earthquakes struck southern Turkey in the early morning hours of February 6, 2023. These quakes have caused the destruction and collapse of buildings, with likely thousands of deaths and many more injuries in Turkey and northwestern Syria.”
Latest reports put the death toll at over 8,000 with many more injured and displaced.
Embrace Relief is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which collaborates with volunteers to deliver humanitarian aid and disaster relief to vulnerable communities around the world, according to the website.
“In accordance with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, our teams offer relief in the form of financial, emotional, and physical support, in order to meet the needs of people ravaged by disaster and other misfortune. The foundation collects and distributes supplies to families, individuals, and institutions.”
Meanwhile, there will be a “Pray Night” for Earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria on Friday, February 9, 2023 at 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) and it is a Join Zoom Meeting on https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3609174002pwd=Zm9KSjN1YTZGN0dPeHlmN2h5ejZ4QT09
Meeting ID: 360 917 4002
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