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Türkiye / Syria Earthquake Response


On February 6, 2023, at 4:17 UCT a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the area of Southern Türkiye/Northern Syria, followed by several strong aftershocks. The Malteser International emergency support team has already arrived in Gaziantep to provide assistance. As feared the number of casualties continues to rise dramatically.

Malteser International is publishing regular reports about the Earthquake Emergency Response in Türkiye and Syria:

Comprehensive Report No. 9, March 2, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 8, February 21, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 7, February 15, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 6, February 13, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 5, February 10, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 4, February 9, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 3, February 8, 2023

Comprehensive Report No. 2, February 7, 2023

The reports include a statement issued by His Excellency Fra’ John Dunlap, Lieutenant of the Grand Master, regarding the situation.

The Malteser International staff on the ground have explicitly asked to be accompanied by prayers. Donations to support the Malteser International emergency response can be made through the Canadian Association of the Order of Malta and will receive a charitable receipt for income tax purposes.

The Sovereign Military Order of Malta - Canadian Association

Email: executivedirector@orderofmaltacanada.org, Telephone: (613) 731-8897