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UMCOR Responding to Earthquake in Turkey

UMCOR is in conversation with partners in Turkey, seeking to respond to emergency needs following the 7.2-magnitude earthquake there that has caused injuries, deaths, and widespread destruction.

Food and medicine are most in demand after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook eastern Turkey on Sunday, leaving more than a thousand injured and at least 240 dead.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is in conversation with partner International Blue Crescent (IBC) and is seeking to help meet some of these and other needs, such as blankets, plastic sheets, and hygiene kits for survivors. For the full UMCOR news release, click here.

Your support for International Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #982450, is urgently needed to meet both immediate and long-term needs. Please give generously.

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