Gaza charities collect donations for children in quake-hit Türkiye, Syria
“Donations will be used to buy gifts and toys for children affected by the earthquake disaster in the two countries, in a show of solidarity with them in their affliction," said Samira Nassar, a spokesperson for the foundation.
On Thursday, the Gaza office of the Arab Medical Union and the Alamal Institute for Orphans NGO announced separate donation campaigns to provide help to the children affected by the earthquake disaster in Türkiye and Syria.
At least 40,642 people were killed and over 108,000 injured in two powerful earthquakes that rocked southern Türkiye on Feb. 6, according to the latest official figures.
The 7.7- and 7.6-magnitude earthquakes, centered in the Kahramanmaras province, affected more than 13 million people across 11 provinces, including Adana, Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Hatay, Kilis, Malatya, Osmaniye, Elazig and Sanliurfa.