impacted by crisis
On Monday, February 6 at 4:17 am local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Türkiye and Syria, including a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck Türkiye and countless aftershocks.
The earthquake has been reported as one of the deadliest in two decades.
ADRA is providing various services to assist survivors including food, water, shelter, blankets, and other winterization items.
ADRA is also working to repair water networks to provide access to water for thousands of people in hard-hit areas.
How to Help
- Rally your friends and family to donate to ADRA’s Emergency Fund, which helps communities affected by the earthquake and other global emergencies.
- One of the most effective ways you can support ADRA is to give monthly.
- Pray for the survivors, first responders, country leaders, and everyone impacted.
- Click here for resources for churches
Video updates from the field
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Türkiye and Syria Earthquake: Another Strong Quake Rocks Devastated Region
ADRA Continues to Deliver AID at Ground Zero SILVER SPRING, MD (February 22, 2023) – A second major earthquake and dozens of strong aftershocks hit the
Türkiye and Syria Earthquake: ADRA Saves Lives
SILVER SPRING, MD (February 12, 2023) – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to escalate emergency response operations to deliver immediate relief to
Statement by ADRA President Michael Kruger on the crisis in Türkiye and Syria
“It’s heartbreaking to witness the destruction in Syria and Turkiye, but ADRA feels blessed to be able to serve those who have been affected by
Türkiye and Syria Earthquake: ADRA Mobilizes to Aid Thousands of Victims
SILVER SPRING, MD (February 6, 2023) – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is stepping up emergency response efforts to assist victims of the powerful
Our ADRA office in Syria has been assisting refugee families, women, and children for several years. ADRA remains committed to assisting vulnerable communities and families in rebuilding their lives in the aftermath of this disaster.
ADRA has a head office in Syria located in Damascus, with sub-offices in Homs and Aleppo. ADRA established operations in the country in 2013 to address the urgent needs of the Syrian people.
Did you know?
Your generosity is greatly appreciated. We will make the most effective use of your donations. 90% of all contributions to ADRA’s emergency relief efforts go directly to disaster victims. Additional charitable donations will be directed to areas of greatest need to support more vulnerable communities through ADRA relief and development programs if funding requirements are met.
Resources for Churches
Here are some resources available about ADRA’s response to the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria to share with your church.
If you have any questions or need anything else, please let us know at churches@ADRA.org.
- Bulletin Insert – English insert (8.5×5.5)
- Bulletin Insert – English insert (8.5×5.5, 2-page up, printer-friendly)
- Bulletin Insert – Spanish insert (8.5×5.5)
- Bulletin Insert – Spanish insert (8.5×5.5, 2-page up, printer-friendly)
- Video – English (33 seconds)
- Video – Spanish (43 seconds)