Amazon has announced that it will send aid to Turkey after the Kahramanmaraş earthquake. The first aid fleet that will leave the logistics center in Istanbul will reach the region tomorrow. Trendyol Go has also started to distribute food in the earthquake zone.
Earthquakes with magnitudes of 7.7 and 7.6 that occurred on February 6, 04.17 and 13.17, caused great destruction in Kahramanmaraş and the surrounding provinces. After the first earthquake, Turkey requesting international assistance found.
As a result of the request for assistance, many countries sent their support teams to Turkey, and international companies responded to this request. Today, it has one of the largest logistics networks in the world. Amazon He also shared a statement.
Amazon’s first aid delivery will arrive in the region on Wednesday:
Aid materials to meet the urgent needs of Amazon, Red Crescent and other aid organizations From the logistics center in Istanbul announced that it will send it to the earthquake zone. Some of Amazon’s donations were announced as follows:
- Baby food
- Other emergency items
Amazon said that the first trucks carrying relief supplies to the region Wednesday waiting for it to arrive stated. He also shared that these deliveries will be the first of Amazon’s aid, and that Amazon’s logistics and delivery network will be offered to disaster relief groups in the coming days.
Special assistance from THY and Pegasus to the earthquake zone:
Pegasus announced that all flights out of the earthquake zone will be free for citizens affected by the earthquake. Flights from Adana, Diyarbakir, Elazig, Kayseri, Malatya and Sanliurfa, Free until February 12, 2023 will be.
Turkish Airlines will reduce the ticket price on all flights from Adana, Diyarbakır, Şanlıurfa and Elazığ to Istanbul until 13 February, fixed as 100 TL including taxes announced.
Koç Holding has prepared fuel tankers and food trucks:
Koç Holding shared that it assumed responsibility for the delivery of electrical heaters, clothes, blankets, lamps, stoves, picnic stoves, medical aid, caravans and basic food products to the earthquake zone, and that 4 tanker fuel oil had set off as of last night.
Stating that 5 more tankers will set off, the holding stated that a food truck that will reach Gaziantep is also being prepared. It was stated that the truck could produce food for 1000 people every 3 hours.
Finally, the holding announced that 236 employees were sent to the region for search and rescue operations within 24 hours.
TikTok donated $200,000 to Dude and Red Crescent:
DFDS, one of the biggest logistics powers of the sea, also took action:
DFDS has announced that it will sail from DFDS Pendik Terminal to Iskenderun Port at midnight to carry aid to the earthquake area with its vessel called Pergamon Seaways. With the ship that will sail with the coordination of AFAD and DFDS Persons or institutions who want to send construction equipment and aid materials They were asked to contact the phone numbers provided.
Hepsiburada and Trendyol also made a statement of help:
Trendyol, one of Turkey’s e-commerce giants, announced that the trucks carrying food, basic necessities, clothes, heaters and hygiene products were on their way to the disaster area under the coordination of AFAD. In addition, in coordination with local governments Trendyol Go It was also reported that the distribution of meals has started and Trendyol Express warehouses have been made ready for the distribution of emergency supplies.
Hepsiburada has created a product list for those who want to help earthquake victims remotely. The products on the page will be sent to the earthquake zone by Hepsiburada when you purchase them.
Of course, Amazon and Trendyol are not the only companies that help, many national and international companies have offered a helping hand:
Apple CEO Tim Cook: “We send our thoughts and condolences to Turkey, Syria and all those affected by the devastating earthquakes. Apple will donate to relief and recovery efforts.”
Google CEO Sundar Pichai: “I’m thinking of all those who have suffered major losses following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. We have enabled SOS alerts to provide relevant emergency information to those affected, and Google.org and Google staff will support relief and recovery efforts.”
Many companies in Turkey and in the world, whose names we cannot finish counting, announced that they would help after the earthquake. Getir, all operators, as well as Migros and many other national companies Huge names like Apple and Amazon also announced their support.
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