Humanitarian Aid to Palestine ahead of Eid Al-Fitr 28 June 2016
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.
14 thousand food packages, 5 tons of flour, 3 tons of sugar, 2 tons of rice and 500 tons of sunflower oil which has been provided by AFAD, Turkish Grain Board and Turkish Red Crescent will first arrive to the Ashdod Port in Israel, before being distributed to the people of Gaza.
Toys for Palestinian children in Eid Al-Fitr
The humanitarian ship, Lady Leila, will also carry 10 thousand toys, 100 thousand clothes, 20 thousand shoes and 1500 diapers for Palestinian children ahead of the Aid Al-Fitr religious holiday, celebrated by Muslims worldwide.
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(18 February 2013) AFAD Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY chaired the meeting held with NGO representatives for the “Winter has come, one bread and one blanket for Syria” campaign. The Turkish Red Crescent, the Religious Affairs Presidency and the representatives of around 40 NGOs participated in the meeting.Campaign One Bread, One Blanket for Syria 3rd Consultation and Coordination Meeting Held at AFAD
Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) gave an Iftar dinner for Syrian orphans living in the Çobanbey district of the Euphrates Shield region. Head of AFAD Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu and a delegation accompanying him along with members of civil society organizations active in the Euphrates Shield region attended the İftar dinner organized for Syrian orphans. Stationary and toys were distributed to children after dinner.AFAD Opens Iftar with Orphans
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Feb.08. 2018. Minister of Culture and Tourism Prof. Dr. Numan Kurtulmuş visited the refugee camps founded in Cox’s Bazar city of Bangladesh to meet with the Arakan Muslims. Minister Kurtulmuş who inspected the Mobile Field Hospital founded by the Ministry of Health and the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) in the camp, joint aid distribution point of The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA), Turkish Red Crescent and Diyanet Foundation and TİKA kitchen, received information about projects carried out by Turkey to offer its helping hand at the refugee camps.Minister Kurtulmuş visited the camp Turkey founded in Bangladesh.