Red Cross and Red Crescent
Help Finding a Missing Loved One in Türkiye or Syria
- For missing U.S. citizens, contact the U.S. Department of State Overseas Citizens Services Office online or at 1-888-407-4747. For more information, click here.
- If you are searching for loved ones in Türkiye, contact the Turkish Red Crescent at Tracing@kizilay.org.tr.
- If you are searching for loved ones in Syria, please call these phone numbers: Aleppo: +963 (0)950000822; Hama: +983 (0)9950000824; Latakia: +963 (0)950000827; Tartus: +963 (0)950000928.
- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched two Emergency Appeals to support the response to the earthquake, with a combined value of 200 million Swiss francs. Donate directly to IFRC at rdcrss.org/40R90v8.
- The Turkish Embassy and Turkish Consulates are accepting donations of disaster tents, blankets, sleeping bags, floor mats for disaster tents, bed chairs, Heaters (220V compatible or with converter), generators (with 220V outlet or with converter), portable restrooms & lavatories, and shipping containers. Visit the embassy website or click here for more information.
- The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is responding to the earthquake in Syria and Türkiye with rush emergency relief to children and families. Click here to donate.
- Islamic Relief USA is working with local partners across Türkiye and Syria to distribute emergency relief. To help, click this link.
- Doctors Without Borders cares for people affected by conflict, disease outbreaks, natural and human-made disasters, and exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries. Donate here.
- Oxfam Mounting Response to Massive Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria. To donate, click here.
Mental Health Resources
- Helping Children Cope with Disaster
- How to Cope with a Natural Disaster
- Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events and Emergencies
- Coping with Traumatic Events
- Managing Stress in Times of Crisis
- Media Coverage of Traumatic Events
Earthquake Preparedness and Recovery