District 244 İzmir Earthquake Donation

Posted by | Dec 21, 2020 |

On October 30, 2020, the west coast of Turkey was hit by a 6.9 earthquake that primarily damaged city of Izmir. 162 people were deceased while over 1,000 were injured. Thousands of people have been left homeless and have to face prolonged displacement over the coming winter months.

Clubs of District 244 organized a donation campaign in cooperation with the Clubs of Rotary District 2440 in İzmir. A sum of 21,050 Turkish Lira has been delivered to Rotary to establish encampments to host the displaced people and provide their needs.

D. 244 Editor Gulgun Dolunay