Silence continues to be the most frightening sound in Syria and Türkiye.


Following the devastating earthquake that hit the two countries, researchers and rescue teams keep supporting local teams and working to save people’s lives.

We continue to operate on all fronts to channel emergency assistance.

For Syria:

🔹 🇦🇹🇧🇬🇨🇾🇫🇮🇩🇪🇬🇷🇮🇹🇷🇴🇸🇮🇳🇴 offered vital supplies such as winterized tents, heaters, blankets, water, sanitation, sleeping bags and food from our humanitarian stockpiles,

🔹 Staff from EU local offices has been deployed to Beirut to support with the coordination of incoming EU assistance to Syria.

For Türkiye:

🔹 21 EU countries have mobilised additional support,

🔹 38 teams from across Europe with more than 1,650 rescuers and over 100 search dogs were deployed via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism,

🔹 the rescEU reserve hosted by 🇸🇪 is providing Relief Housing Units, while 🇷🇴 is providing thousands of tents beds.

🇪🇺 🤝 🇹🇷🇸🇾 Despite the difficulties, we are sending a message to the people of Türkiye and Syria: the EU will support you.