Residential Village Campaign to Accommodate Families Affected by the Earthquake in Northern Syria
On February 6, 2023, a massive earthquake rattled southern Türkiye and northern Syria, affecting major regions including Diyarbakır, Elazığ, Adıyaman, Malatya, Kahrmanmaraş, Osmaniye, Adana, Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Kilis, Hatay in Türkiye and Idlib, Aleppo, Latakia, Hama in Syria.
Human and Material Damage Assessment:
Human Casualties (50,783 fatalities - 115,128 injured)
Material Damage (1,926,801 buildings destroyed)
Human Casualties (10,331 fatalities - 20,526 injured)
Material Damage (27,975 buildings destroyed)
As part of our humanitarian responsibility, we at the Gazze Destek organization have initiated a project to establish a residential village to accommodate the families affected by the earthquake in northern Syria. Through this urgent humanitarian intervention, we aim to alleviate their suffering.
Gazze Destek Organization has been closely following this disaster since its inception, documenting its effects and aftermath in an exceptional report to assess the damages and needs of earthquake survivors. Responding to a call from the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Authority, and recognizing the necessity of providing shelter for families affected by the earthquake, we announced during the press conference the laying of the foundation stone for the construction of a residential village in northern Syria.
Details of the Residential Village:
Location: Jindires - Kobani, northern Syria
Area: 15,000 square meters
Specifications: 40 residential apartments (each 40 square meters in size) each apartment has two rooms and comes with a 60-square-meter garden.
Total village cost: $148,000
Cost per apartment: $3,700