How retailers are responding to Turkey and Syria earthquakes

Rescue worker at Hakay, Turkey, earthquake site

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Turkey and Syria following the huge earthquakes on February 6, retailers have pledged to help victims, charities and first responders in the region, with many donating money, clothes and blankets.

Amazon announced the activation of its disaster relief services on February 6 to help the Red Crescent and other relief organisations that are supporting survivors of the earthquakes.

The company donated its first truckload of relief items from its fulfilment centre in Istanbul on February 7, which included heaters, blankets and other goods to help people keep warm.


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