February 6, 2023, Alexandria, VA – The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) conveys its deepest condolences to all the families of victims of the devastating earthquake in southern Türkiye this morning. The 7.8 magnitude quake took the lives of over 200 people and left more than 2000 injured.

In light of this tragic event, ATAA established an Emergency Committee in order to organize and coordinate the much-needed help for the survivors of the deadly earthquake.

It is our sincere hope that Turkish American community and the friends of Türkiye will band together in solidarity to assist in whatever way possible to alleviate the suffering of the victims.

Please tune in for the Emergency Committee updates.