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

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09 Feb 2018 description

1. GENERAL SITUATION

Typhoon Tembin (Vinta) entered Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on December 20, 2017. It has intensified into Severe Tropical Storm and made landfall in Cateel, Davao Oriental.

17 Jan 2018 description

By Ece Ceren Doğar & Neriman Kahveci Kızıltaş, Turkish Red Crescent

Separated from their husbands, parents and children, four women escaped the war in Syria in hope of finding a safe place to live. Their paths crossed at the Turkish Red Crescent’s community centre in Kilis where learning the local language is bringing them together.

Hayriye, 33, has been living in Turkey for five years. Her two boys, aged 16 and 18, are working at the local shop but her husband had to stay behind in Syria because of his mum’s illness.

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.