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26 Jan 2005 description

Turkey's total contribution to the region affected by the earthquake and tsunamis of 26 December 2004 is approaching 15 million USD. Aside from Government contributions, the contributions of civil society to various ongoing aid campaigns are increasing daily.

31 Dec 2004 description

In the wake of the widespread loss of life and devastation in Southeast Asia resulting from tsunamis caused by the massive December 26 earthquake off the coast of Indonesia, the Government of the Republic of Turkey has swiftly donated a total of 1.250.000 US dollars in emergency humanitarian assistance funds to the five nations most strongly affected by this terrible tragedy. Turkey has thus taken her place among the first countries to offer aid to the stricken countries.