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01 Feb 2010 description

Turkish Red Crescent, reached in Haiti at the very beginning of the 12th January EQ, is providing thousands of victims of the unprecedented earthquake occurred in the history of Haiti with shelter, food and NFIs as well as psychosocial support.

As of 15th January, the Turkish Red Crescent continues its presence on the ground with 5 humanitarian workers comprising two relief delegates, a psychologist and media staff in capital Port-au-Prince while a logistics delegate is working in Santiago for supplying necessary relief items from Dominic Republic.

18 Jan 2010 description

In response to massive earthquake that struck Haiti and caused more than 100.000 people lost their life and left more than 2.5 million people homeless in Port-au-Prince and adjoining areas, the Turkish Red Crescent (TRC), in the wake of disaster, established its crisis management desk herein Disaster Operation Center (AFOM) to TRC to conduct and coordinate response activities in close coordination and cooperation within the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as well as with relevant UN agencies and clusters deployed in Haiti.

15 Jan 2010 description

The Turkish Red Crescent has set up a crisis desk at its Disaster Operation Center to coordinate disaster relief efforts in Haiti following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the country on Tuesday.

Immediately after receiving news of the quake, a crisis desk was established at the Turkish Red Crescent Disaster Operation Center.