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.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s