The Erzurum Earthquake
April 2004, once again Caritas-Turkey interfered in an emergency right after 3
earthquakes that hit the same region in one week. Three earthquakes occurred in
the villages of Erzurum Province, with a total of 10 deaths and 97 injuries and
were followed by 400 aftershocks. Caritas-Turkey immediately started and
completed its emergency relief operation. Our representative distributed 500
food packages to the most affected 2 villages of the district.
Apart from the food packages, 6 parcels of clothing were sent by Caritas-Iskenderun and distributed to these villages, too. A total of € 4.741,36 has been used for this emergency sub-project.
all of these above mentioned projects and sub-projects we spent a total of €
109.520,45 Euros from the remaining funds of SOA Bingol 25/2003. The remaining
amount is € 21.891, 54. We are planning to keep this amount ready to be spent
for possible future local and moderate disasters in Turkey, which face several