Wednesday, February 22, 2023
The Turkey Syria earthquake has caused extensive damage across multiple cities and towns, and ongoing rescue operations are taking place in a desperate bid to save lives. Time is of critical essence for those impacted by the earthquake. International aid is needed now in order to reach and save as many lives as possible. As part of the Humanitarian Coalition, Islamic Relief Canada works alongside 11 other Canadian international aid agencies to respond together in times of disaster. With a combined presence in 140 countries, the Humanitarian Coalition is uniquely placed to respond quickly to large-scale disasters such as the Turkey-Syria earthquake.