On February 6, 2023, two devastating earthquakes and numerous aftershocks hit Southeastern Türkiye and Northwest Syria that killed over 55,000, injured nearly 130,000 and left millions homeless. Many of the survivors are still struggling to cope with the fallout. World Vision’s response, and that of the wider humanitarian community, is vital in restoring essential services to help people recover from the trauma and destruction it caused.




Map of our focus locations for the earthquake response


Thanks to your generous contribution, we have been able to extend a helping hand to numerous individuals who were profoundly affected by the earthquake.




How is World Vision helping the affected?

949,397 beneficiaries were reached with 278,658 girls and 252,190 boys among them.

547,006 people were provided with clean and safe water through water trucking and/or  installing new water points.

21,857 families received multi-purpose cash assistance to cover their basic needs, such as food, shelter, and WASH items.

11,463 beneficiaries were provided with ready-to-eat meals to ensure safe and dignified access to food in areas where food items were neither available nor affordable.

2,000 people have access to emergency latrines.

144,769 people were reached by health consultations.

36,517 children were reached by supporting affected schools with learning materials.

32,603 children received psychosocial support kits.

17,344 girls and boys benefitted from fuel and heaters provided to the affected schools.

22,466 people have access to rehabilitated health centres.

20,000 people have access to rehabilitated water stations.

Your support has truly been a lifeline for those in need, and we are incredibly grateful for your commitment to making a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and families affected by the Türkiye and Syria earthquake. Your kindness and generosity are helping to rebuild lives and restore hope for all those who have been affected.


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