Turkish Red Crescent
Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement based in Turkey

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13 Nov 2017 description

7.3 magnitude and 19 km deep earthquake occurred at a distance of 32 km south-west of the Iraqi city of Aleppo, at a point near the Iraqi / Iranian border, at 21:19 Turkey time.

The earthquake was felt at Syria, Kuwait, Azerbaijan and the United Arab Emirates, as well as in Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia. According to the initial reports of the earthquake that 7 people lost their lives in Iraq and about 50 people were injured. In Iran, according to official news agency IRNA, 341 casualties and about 5,953 injuries were reported.

13 Nov 2017 description

7.3 magnitute and 19 km deep earthquake occurred at a distance of 32 km south-west of the Iraqi city of Aleppo, at a point near the Iraqi / Iranian border, at 21:19 Turkey time.

The earthquake was felt at Syria, Kuwait, Azerbaijan and the United Arab Emirates, as well as in Eastern and Southeastern Anatolia. According to the first reports of the earthquake that 7 people lost their lives in Iraq and about 50 people were injured. In Iran, according to official news agency IRNA, 341 lives and about 5,953 people were injured.

13 Oct 2017 description

1. GENERAL SITUATION

Bangladesh is home to the Rohingyas who fled ethnic violence from Myanmar. Near the border of Myanmar in Bangladesh, 307.500 Rohingyas were at two refugee camps (before 25 August 2017, Kutupalong and Nayapara camps). United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimated number of new arrivals has reached 822.500 at Bangladesh. Registered refugees in the Kutupalong and Nayapara camps is regularly supported by The Bangladesh Red Crescent, the World Food Program and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

20 Sep 2017 description

Thousands of people have lost their lives and millions of people were affected by the crisis due to the conflicts between Syrian government and demonstrators, which has started in March 15th, 2011 and has spread nation-wise with the demonstrations in April 2011. More than 5 million people had to leave the country and approximately 12.2 million people were internally displaced or were in need of humanitarian aid. As of August, more than 3.1 million Syrians live in our country which is the largest host country of Syrian refugees. More than 2.8 million of them live in city centers.

24 Aug 2017 description

Period Covered: January 2016 – August 2017 (Revised - Sept)

1. GENERAL SITUATION

Since September 2014 many civilians lost their lives and homes due to internal strife and aerial bombardment. 21 of the 22 regions of Yemen have been under intense fire, with the areas; Sanaa, Sa'ada, Hajjah, Marib, Hodeidah, Al Dhalee, Inn, Taizz and Abyahbeing most affected by conflict.
Transportation is limited due to air attacks in the country, checkpoints on the ground and fuel bottlenecks.

2. TURKISH RED CRESCENT ACTIVITIES