Turkiye Earthquake: The Calamity Continues
Powerful aftershocks continued after a 7.8 earthquake struck Turkiye and Syria, claiming more than 5000 lives, and injuring tens of thousands. As rescue operations continue, the World Health Organization warns the death toll could quadruple.
As images and videos of Turkiye's deadly earthquake surface, the scale of the disaster is evident. Houses and buildings have been reduced to debris; entire neighborhoods destroyed. Rescuers pull survivors amidst piles of rubble. Dead bodies are being trailed out of heaps of carnage. Loved ones cry. While others stand patiently, holding onto hope, in the freezing cold, praying for their family members to make it out alive.
As survivors are grappling with this disaster, they need immediate assistance. With heavy snowfall reported in many regions, Muslim Hands teams in Turkiye are in a race against time to provide emergency shelter, water, food and medical supplies to those affected.
Your Sadaqah and Zakat can provide life-saving essentials to your brothers and sisters in this time of immense hardship.
The first earthquake struck Gaziantep, a Turkish city, 150 miles away from the Turkiye-Syria border. Twelve hours later, a second earthquake hit the Elbistan district in Turkiye's Kahramanmaras province.
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