Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria

A catastrophic earthquake struck Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023. Thousands died, and many more were left homeless without shelter and livelihood in the freezing cold.

HelpAge international is working through local partners – the Syrian Expatriates Medical Association, Hope Revival Organization and Action for Humanity – to deliver the humanitarian response that is inclusive of older people, especially older women and those with disabilities.

Türkiye-Syria earthquakes: One year on

One year after the devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and north-west Syria, we look back on the impact on the region’s older people and the work done to provide them and their families with support.

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