A charitable foreign currency bank account through which those who wish can support the victims of the devastating earthquake in Turkey was opened in Turkmenistan-based Turkmen-Turkish Commercial Bank on behalf of the Turkish Embassy in Ashgabat.
The received funds will be transferred to the aid accounts of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) and Turkish Red Crescent without a transfer commission fee, the Turkish Embassy in Turkmenistan said in its Thursday press release.
The Turkish diplomatic mission also informs that donations can be made to the bank accounts of Turkish aid organizations AFAD and Turkish Red Crescent, whose details are listed below, through the Turkmen-Turkish bank without a transfer commission fee.
Turkish Embassy in Ashgabat - Earthquake Relief Account
Turkmen-Turkish commercial bank
Foreign currency account: 23203840273172101909000
Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD)
Ankara corporate branch
Turkish Lira: TR73 0001 0017 4555 5555 5552 04
US dollar: TR 46 0001 0017 4555 5555 5552 05
Euro: TR 19 0001 0017 4555 5555 5552 06
Turkish Red Crescent
Cukurambar/Ankara corprote branch
Turkish Lira: TR48 0001 0021 1000 0028 6852 54
US dollar: TR21 0001 0021 1000 0028 6852 55
Euro: TR91 0001 0021 1000 0028 6852 56
People can also donate online to the aid accounts of AFAD, Turkish Red Crescent and Turkish Religious Foundation.
Many countries offered to send help, whether medical supplies, search teams or money.
The Turkmen plane carrying aid team and supplies for the earthquake victims flew off from Ashgabat to Türkiye on Tuesday morning.
The U.S. Geological Survey measured Monday’s earthquake at 7.8 magnitude. During the second half of the day, a second massive earthquake of 7.6 magnitude has hit the southeast of Türkiye. According to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority of Türkiye, the earthquakes were followed by 1,506 aftershocks. As of 08.30 Türkiye time, the death toll of the earthquake stood at 18.342, and 72,242 people were injured.