Turkey and Syria Earthquake Response: A List of Nonprofits Helping in the Aftermath of the Turkey and Syria Earthquakes

by | Feb 10, 2023

On Monday, February 6th, a series of devastating earthquakes hit Syria and Turkey. In the wake of this tragic event, charitable organizations worldwide shifted focus towards the devastation,  immediately ready to help those impacted by the natural disaster.

Below, we’ve outlined which nonprofits on our platform are currently helping in the aftermath of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. Many of our nonprofits accept crypto, card and stock donations, and we urge those who would like to help to donate in any way that they can.

Please note that this list is preliminary and we will continue to update it as we learn more. To donate directly to our Syria and Turkey Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund, click here.

1. Action Against Hunger US

Action Against Hunger will assess local needs and help manage earthquake response, including supporting rapid distribution of food, clean water, hygiene products, and shelter.

Donate to Action Against Hunger US

2. ActionAid USA

ActionAid is providing shelter, warm clothing, and food to those who have lost their homes, as well as dignity kits for menstruating women and safe spaces for women and girls.

Donate to ActionAid USA

3. CARE

CARE’s Turkey Syria Earthquakes Fund reaches tens of thousands of vulnerable people with emergency food, health services, shelter and much more.

Donate to CARE

4. Catholic Relief Services

Catholic Relief Services is working closely with those in the region to bring displaced people to safe, open spaces and distribute hot meals and clothing.

Donate to Catholic Relief Services

5. Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope is working to get food, water, and other essentials sent to the region as quickly as possible.

Donate to Convoy of Hope

6. Danish Refugee Council

Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) long-standing presence in both Syria and Turkey enables them to respond quickly and effectively to the earthquake disaster. Contributions to DRC go directly to securing the victims of the earthquake acute shelter, protection, and cash support to meet urgent needs.

Donate to Danish Refugee Council

7. Direct Relief

Direct Relief is focused on supporting search and rescue efforts in the near term and has dedicated $100,000 to AKUT, the leading search and rescue team in Turkey.

Donate to Direct Relief

8. Doctors without Borders USA

Doctors without Borders is working tirelessly to provide lifesaving care, medical supplies, and support for local hospitals and partners following the Syria and Turkey Earthquakes.

Donate to Doctors without Borders USA

9. International Medical Corps

The International Medical Corps provides medical services and training to people at the highest risk, and are working hard to provide urgent medical care and supplies to the survivors of this disaster.

Donate to International Medical Corps

10. International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides emergency services to families in Turkey and Syria and refugee families in countries around the world.

Donate to International Rescue Committee

11. Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is responding to this crisis, rapidly assessing needs and providing emergency water, sanitation, and hygiene activities, working to deliver essential supplies to communities affected by the earthquake.

Donate to Mercy Corps

12. Oxfam America

Oxfam is a global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice. At this moment, Oxfam is ensuring all staff in the area are safe and assessing the humanitarian need in the immediate aftermath and will mount a response to save lives.

Donate to Oxfam America

13. Oxfam Australia

Oxfam is a global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice. At this moment, Oxfam is ensuring all staff in the area are safe and assessing the humanitarian need in the immediate aftermath and will mount a response to save lives.

Donate to Oxfam Australia

14. Project HOPE

Project Hope is working to coordinate with local partners and to identify immediate needs including identifying search and rescue efforts, shipment, and coordination of emergency health kits, supplies, and medicines.

Donate to Project Hope

15. Save the Children

Save The Children is on the ground in the region and ready to respond with food, shelter and warm clothing.

Donate to Save The Children

16. UNHCR

UNHCR is on the ground and providing blankets, emergency shelter, lifesaving aid and medicine to those affected by the earthquakes.

Donate to UNHCR

17. UNICEF Australia

UNICEF teams are on the ground, providing urgent assistance to children and families impacted by the devastating earthquake.

Donate to UNICEF Australia

18. UNICEF Luxembourg

UNICEF teams are on the ground, providing urgent assistance to children and families impacted by the devastating earthquake.

Donate to UNICEF Luxembourg

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