You can help provide much-needed relief to vulnerable families in Türkiye and Syria this winter.
In February 2023, thousands lost their lives when powerful earthquakes rocked Türkiye and Syria. This disaster severely affected nearly 24 million people.
UNHCR’s response provided life-saving aid and protection services to countless families in need, many of whom were already internally displaced or refugees. Their homes and livelihoods were destroyed, forcing them to try and rebuild their lives, all over again.
“We came here, and thankfully they gave us a place to stay, clothes, food, and a place to sleep,” shares Ahmet Erkan, earthquake survivor in Türkiye.
As stories of survivors continue to emerge a year later, every account serves as a strong reminder of their immense need for support, especially during the bitter cold.
“It is cold… The water will freeze because the pipes are outside… At night, when winds come, we fear the caravan (shelter) might blow away…” Earthquake refugee survivor.
As the harsh winter further intensifies their struggles, UNHCR continues to provide much-needed support to those who are most vulnerable. Your donation today can help families with warm clothes, heaters, cooking stoves, blankets, cooking utensils and more.