UN helps Turkey quake victims

23 Oct 2011


United Nations and its agencies continue to work with the Turkish authorities to help the earthquake victims in Van province.

Ankara –
On 25 October, UNHCR handed over to the Red Crescent Society 2000 tents, 10,000 blankets and 10,000 bed mats.

Another consignment of 2000 tents and 40,000 blankets from UNHCR is ready to be dispatched from Dubai.

In addition, UNFPA will also supply 250. OCHA will also dispatch 400 tents for the earthquake victims.