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Turkey Delivers Medical Aid To Libya 25 May 2017
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In response to the needs of various hospitals and health centers in Libya, the Turkish Red Crescent, with the coordination of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), dispatched to Libya 22 tons of medicine and medical supplies on 24 May 2017.
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EFDRR Istanbul Open Forum Concluded with Istanbul Outcomes 30 March 2017
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The European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) issued its 17-point Istanbul Outcomes at the end of the Istanbul Open Forum. The President of AFAD Mr. Halis Bilden expressed four messages at his closing speech. The Forum has engaged a broad range of stakeholders including Governments, the UN, parliamentarians, mayors, intergovernmental organizations, scientific and academic institutions, private businesses, NGOs, community based organizations and others. The multi-stakeholder engagement strengthens our approach as we consider all perspectives to identify, and avoid to the extent possible, the creation of new risks, as called for by the Sendai Framework.
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EFDRR Open Forum Kicked Off in Istanbul 28 March 2017
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Turkey, as the chair of European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction is hosting the first open forum in İstanbul between 26 and 28 March 2017. Created in 2009 and currently chaired by Turkey, the European Forum kicked off on Sunday with informal sessions.
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Turkey Stands By Rakhine People 29 December 2016
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Turkey continue to provide humanitarian aid to people of Rakhine State in Myanmar. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority and Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency teams distributed food aid worth $500 thousand to the people in need in Rakhine state of Myanmar.
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Turkey Delivers Aid to Central African Refugees 21 December 2016
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AFAD humanitarian team dispatched to Chad to provide humanitarian aid to the refugees from Central African Republic. AFAD team distributed 6500 food parcels to mainly vulnerable groups in the region. The amount of humanitarian aid equals to $150 thousand.
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Humanitarian Aid to Palestine ahead of Eid Al-Fitr 28 June 2016
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Turkey delivers 11.000 tons of humanitarian aid to the Palestinian people in Gaza ahead of Eid Al-Fitr. Coordinated by Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), humanitarian relief supplies consisting of flour, sugar, rice, food packages along with toys, clothes, shoes and diapers for Palestinian children, will be sailed on Friday from the Mersin Port.
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Turkey Most Generous Country in the World 27 June 2016
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Development Initiatives, a U.K.-based platform monitoring humanitarian aid across the world, released a report on Monday announcing Turkey as the country that gives most to people in need compared to its gross national income. The Global Humanitarian Assistance Report also shows Turkey's assistance to Syrian refugees on its own territory made it the donor contributing the second largest amount last year, while the United States contributed most to the international humanitarian aid by government donors by giving almost one-third of all international humanitarian assistance among them. The United Kingdom and other countries in Europe follow the two as top donors in 2015. Turkey's humanitarian assistance reached $3.2 billion from $1.6 billion in 2014 and the country's increased internationa...
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AFAD Chief Attends THO Event on Refugee Crisis 10 March 2016
AFAD Chief Attends THO Event on Refugee Crisis AFAD President Dr. Fuat Oktay attends a public event on the Syrian refugee crisis hosted by the Turkish Heritage Organization in Washington, D.C. Washington D.C., 5 March 2016 – AFAD President Dr. Fuat Oktay on Friday participated in a teleconference hosted by the Turkish Heritage Organization, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization seeking to promote dialogue around Turkey’s role in the international community.
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AFAD Chief Participates in EU-Turkey Meeting 05 March 2016
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AFAD ChiefParticipates in EU-Turkey Meeting PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdoğanreceives European Council Chief Donald Tusk in Istanbul, AFAD Chief participates in intra-delegation meeting Istanbul, 4 March 2016 – Turkish PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdoğan on Fridayreceived Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, in Istanbul to discuss the most recent developments in Syria and the refugee crisis in Europe.
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AFAD Chief Attends Erdoğan-Merkel Meeting 09 February 2016
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AFAD Chief Attends Erdoğan-Merkel Meeting H.E. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receives German chancellor Angela Merkel at the Presidential Complex in Ankara. Ankara, 8 February 2016 – President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday received German chancellor Angela Merkel at the Presidential Complex in Ankara to discuss the most recent developments in Syria and humanitarian challenges in the region.
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