MSF response to the earthquake disaster in Turkey and Syria
In Aleppo and Idlib, northern Syria, MSF-supported hospitals have seen more than 3,465 injured patients.
MSF teams have donated nearly 12 tons of surgical equipment, dressing and medicines to hospitals and clinics in the region.
They have employed their ambulances and dispatched extra staff to hard-hit healthcare facilities.
More than 2500 families have received blankets, hygiene kits and food items
Close contact continues with authorities in northwest Syria and southern Turkey, ready to provide further support to people affected by the earthquake
MSF is currently providing relief and medical support to people living in five reception centres in northern Idlib.
A mobile team are proving healthcare and distributing tents, water, bread, blankets, mattresses, and fire extinguishers.
Activities aimed at ensuring the continuity of access to healthcare for both victims of the earthquakes and more generally, are starting very soon.
Fourteen MSF trucks loaded with tents and winter kits were able to cross to northwest Syria, from the Hamam crossing point in Turkey,
A (MSF) convoy of 14 trucks enters northwest Syria, arriving from Turkey through the Hamam border crossing point.