The two earthquakes that hit Turkey claimed more than 3,000 lives in the country and in Syria.
On February 6, two earthquakes shook Turkey, the first with a magnitude of 7.8 and the second with a magnitude of 7.5. The incident caused widespread devastation in the country and Syria, with an estimated death toll of more than 3,000 and 14,000 reported injured.
Following the news, actors, filmmakers and artists worldwide supported those affected by the tragedy. Cat Stevens, Kerry Washington, Antonio Banderas and Mark Ruffalo were among those who took to social media to support the earthquake victims:
To help the victims of the earthquake, you can donate to relief organizations, NGOs and non-profit organizations working on the ground to help those affected in Turkey and Syria, many of which have created special relief funds for the victims. Below you will find links or information to donate to these organizations.
Association of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM)
Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS)
Doctors Without Borders
Turkish Red Crescent
To save the children
Jewish Federation of North America
People and inclusion
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