AFAD Delivers Medical Supplies to Quake-Struck Afghanistan 16 November 2015
In the wake of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake, AFAD ships 5 tons of medical supplies to Afghanistan.
Kabul, 2 November 2015 -- The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) delivered five tons of medical supplies to Afghanistan, which was struck by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake on 26 October. At a formal ceremony held in Kabul, Afghanistan’s Deputy Minister of Health Abdulbasir Sarwar expressed his government’s gratitude to Turkey and stated that “the Turkish people have always been on our side.” AFAD’s representatives, likewise, noted that Turkey stands in solidarity with Afghanistan at this challenging time.
Nepal Relief Effort Continues AFAD Chief reiterates Turkey’s commitment to helping people around the world at official ceremony. Istanbul, 19 May 2015 – The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), which coordinates Turkey’s response to humanitarian crises and disasters, delivered 4 tons of food and medical supplies to Nepal, where two major earthquakes claimed thousands of lives over the past month.Nepal Relief Effort Continues
PRESS RELEASE August 20, 2014 The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Turkey (AFAD), in cooperation with the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces, the Ministry of Health, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), the Turkish Red Crescent and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has transfrred 23 wounded Palestinians to Turkey for treatment. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) has coordinated the transfer of wounded Palestinians to Turkey for medical treatment. A military cargo plane with 23 wounded Palestinians and 23 accompanying persons on board has landed at Sabiha Gökçen International Airport in Istanbul on Wednesday evening. The Ministry of Health has transferred the patients to hospitals. The aircraft, operated by the General Staff of the...Wounded Palestinians to Receive Treatment in Turkey
Prime Ministry AFAD brought 4 Afghan Citizens who irremediably injured in Kabul, Afghanistan caused by bombing attack and their 4 hospital attendants in coordination with Turkish General Staff, Foreign Ministry and Ministry of Health. Injured Afghan Citizens brought by an ambulance belongs to Turkish General Staff and began to be treated in Atatürk Training and Research Hospital on demand of the leader of Afghanistan Islamic Union Party Ustad MUHAKKIK’s demand and Prime Minister of Turkey H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN’s precept. Hereby respectfully announced to the public. Press and Public Relations Consultancy4 Wounded Afghan Citizens are brought to Turkey to Treat
(11 - 12 November 2013) Humanitarian aid supplies sent by Turkish Prime Ministry AFAD reached to typhoon-ravaged Philippines. Upon the instructions of Turkish PM Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN, Deputy PM Beşir ATALAY and AFAD President Dr. Fuat OKTAY flew to Philippines to coordinate Turkey’s relief works on the ground. Turkish humanitarian aid, coordinated by AFAD and prepared by Turkish Red Crescent, consists of 550 tents, 550 food kits and 5125 blankets and was delivered to Philippines Red Cross in Manila. The Chairman of Philippines Red Cross Richard J. GORDON expressed his gratitude to swift aid campaign of Turkey. “Turkey, once a glorious empire, regaining its former power and becomes an influential country in Europe and Middle East. Turkey, showing a great progress in recent years, is also a...Turkey’s Humanitarian Aid Reaches to Philippines
#BeTheHope, the Turkish humanitarian aid ship which left the port of İskenderun yesterday, is carrying flour, medicine, relief supplies and mobile hospitals for the conflict-ridden Yemen. A ship carrying humanitarian aid worth $8.5 million departed for Yemen with the support and contributions of Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), The Ministry of Health, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), Turkish Grain Board (TMO) and Turkish Red Crescent from a southern Turkish port yesterday.Turkish Humanitarian Aid Ship Sets Sail For Yemen