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Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

Relief Campaign / Spending

somali kampanyaBecause of the Prime Minister H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN’s precept, a relief campaign which attracted global attention was organized in coordination of AFAD. 275.000.000 Turkish Liras was collected in the accounts of AFAD and Directorate of Religious Affairs. Totally over 555.000.000 Turkish Liras was collected in conjunction with Turkish Religious Foundation, Turkish Red Crescent, other non governmental organizations, media companies, foundations of social help and solidarity.

The money which was collected in AFAD’s account was spent step by step to transportation, hiring purchase of depots, price of harbour, customs clearance and cargo, the machines, equipments, personnel expenses which sent by Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), Mogadishu Airport and potable water projects, expense for Somalian students who were brought to Turkey, expense of flight tickets which belong to wounded people and their attendants, building hospital which was constructed by Housing Development Administration of Turkey (TOKİ), field hospitals which were constructed by Ministry of Health, expense of medical personnel, medical equipments, medicine, ambulances, patients and their attendants.