Devastating earthquakes hit Turkish-Syrian border
- Two powerful back-to-back earthquakes have hit Turkey, sending shockwaves across northern Syria and parts of Lebanon.
- Freezing temperatures have left thousands exposed to extreme cold and without shelter. Hundreds of people remain trapped under rubble.
- Our teams are on the ground now, rushing supplies and aid to those who need it most, and working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of those affected.
- Total population: 6.1 million
- People displaced by crisis: 1.5 million Syrians (1 in 4 people)
- Rank in Human Development Index: 80 of 188
- Started work in Lebanon: 2012
- People assisted in 2018: 84,000