VAN EARTHQUAKE - “HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE” CAMPAIGN
1. A magnitude 7,2 earthquake devastated the city of Van in Eastern Turkey on Sunday, October 23, 2011. The earthquake which is the most powerful to hit Turkey in a decade has so far claimed 471 lives, injured 1650 people and caused wide-spread building collapses. While, aftershocks plague the region, rescue teams are still continuing their search operations.
Due to this tragic disaster, Turkish Prime Ministry has set up “Van Earthquake Humanitarian Assistance Fund” and launched a donation campaign for victims of the earthquake. If you wish to join this campaign, please make your financial donations through the bank accounts below:
“Name of the Account: VAN DEPREMI INSANI YARDIM HESABI
T.C. ZIRAAT BANKASI
Asagi Ayranci Branch, Ankara (Swift Code: TCZBTR2A)
Turkish Lira Account : TR600001000820555555555031
US Dollar Account : TR330001000820555555555032
Euro Account : TR060001000820555555555033
T. VAKIFLAR BANKASI A.O.
Finansmarket Branch, Ankara (Swift Code: TVBATR2A)
Turkish Lira Account : TR620001500158007299317599
US Dollar Account : TR430001500158048013094088
Euro Account : TR320001500158048013094092
T. HALK BANKASI
Bakanlıklar Branch, Ankara (Swift Code: TRHBTR2A)
Turkish Lira Account : TR190001200940800005000015
US Dollar Account : TR210001200940800058000100
Euro Account : TR910001200940800058000101”
2. The Consulate General expresses its gratitude to all who have offered their condolences and support on this very sad occasion.
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