Statement on the Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

by SAH News | Feb 10, 2023

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) stands in support of the people of Turkey and Syria in the wake of the catastrophic earthquakes that struck the region on February 6. We express our condolences to the families of the victims as the death toll continues to rise and thousands are injured and displaced. We stand in support of the organizations and individuals involved with the search and rescue efforts, and we encourage our members to support the individuals, families, and children dealing with this crisis.

Helpful Links:

Turkey and Syria earthquake: where to donate in the US to help victims

Earthquake Relief: Here’s How To Donate To Turkey And Syria


Turkey Earthquake Fund - campaign organized by the Research Institute on Turkey (RIT)

Syrian American Medical Society Foundation

Center for Disaster Philanthropy


International Rescue Committee

Doctors without Borders

Direct Relief

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