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Emergency assistance to the earthquake homeless in North- Western Turkey

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Program Type Humanitarian aid program in Turkey
Project Location Wider area of Golcuk, Turkey.
Target Group 4.300 earthquake victims, who were staying in non-organised tents outside the camps, following the 1999 catastrophic earthquake, which hit the area.
Duration 3 months (2000)
Partners Izmit Prefecture, Golcuk Municipality, Human Resources Development Foundation (HRDF).
Budget - Funding The total budget came up to 295.000 EURO, with funding received from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO).
Program state Finished program

The project aimed at the alleviating of the suffering of the earthquake victims through the provision of essential relief items and psychological support, alongside the strengthening of friendship and solidarity between the people of Europe and Turkey.

Within the framework of the project, the beneficiaries received 3.300 beds with mattresses, 3.300 bed linen sets and 5.250 winter jackets.