The Syrian civil, which started in 2011, has been going on for over the last three years continues with increasing intensity. Before the civil war, Syria had a population of over 20 million, now half of them require some form of humanitarian assistance. In this time period, 6.5 million Syrians are internally displaced and 3 million of them applied for refugee status in neighboring countries.
Despite the significant decrease in the number of people who die from easily preventable diseases, third world countries are still plagued by diseases which can be cured cost-effectively. Our organization focuses on three different highly efficient strategies to save lives and help communities escape from the vicious cycle they are in. The categories under which we operate are cataract surgeries, hospital construction & administration and health scan programs.
Despite the fundamental role of water for human health, survival, and development, today more than 750 million people live without access to clean water1. Moreover, 2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation 2. As a result of these realities, every minute a child dies from a water-related disease, and more than 840,000 people lose their lives due to lack of access to clean water and sanitation.
A devastating earthquake struck just forty-eight miles northwest of Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11:56 local time (NST). Kimse Yok Mu contacted its partners in the region and began to purse live information ex- change regarding the events. By Sunday at 12:00 noon, İs- mail Büyükay, the Asia Voluntary Operation Leader, arrived at the region. The Search and Rescue Team of ten persons and press started their journey on Saturday, April 25, 2015, with a connecting flight via Malaysia.
1. HUMANITARIAN RELIEF
Kimse Yok Mu works on permanent and sustainable solutions to the needs of people all around the world through its humanitarian relief operations. In 2013 KYM served in 46 African countries providing assistance with food relief and domestic utensils. The amount of relief as of the end of 2013 totaled over 10,500,000 ₺