On Feb 6, southeast Türkiye was shaken by major earthquakes. Millions of people have been affected. Those who are alive are trying to survive in the cold winter. 

If you want to support the earthquake victims, here is a list of organizations providing assistance on the ground:

Turkish Embassy DC, Türkiye’s official representative in the U.S. The official account number for donations to support the search & rescue operations in support of the recent earthquakes in Türkiye is provided in their website. The donations will swiftly be forwarded to official aid agencies in Türkiye. (Website)

Turkish Red Crescent (Kizilay), the largest humanitarian organization in Türkiye and part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, is distributing food and basic aid items such as tents and blankets to support those injured and evacuated. Their teams are also providing psychological support, distributing hot meals and sending blood and plasma to the affected regions. (Website)

AFAD, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of the Ministry of Interior of Türkiye (AFAD). (Website) (Earthquake Campaign)

Diyanet Center of America, an institution supported by the Turkish Government, provides religious and social services to all Muslims in the U.S. The Diyanet Center of America created an emergency relief fund for much-needed help for the survivors of the deadly earthquake. (Website)

TASC, Turkish American National Steering Committee, is collecting donations for earthquake victims. (Website) (GoFundMe by TASC)

Turkish Philanthropy Funds, a U.S. tax-exempt nonprofit organization, is working with partners on the ground to provide immediate relief to survivors through food, shelter, water, and medicine. They will also provide longer-term assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. (Website)

Islamic Relief, a registered U.K. charity, has teams that are on the ground in both Türkiye and Syria. They are providing emergency food assistance, shelter, and cash grants in Türkiye and emergency medical supplies in Syria. (Website)

Zakat Foundation of America, a Chicago based non-government charity organization. Their emergency relief team is on the ground, assessing the situation to uplift victims whose livelihoods have been buried beneath rubble. (Website)