Türkiye: President Tayyip Erdoğan announced on Monday that the Turkish government would provide 100,000 liras in cash aid to the relatives of those who lost their lives in the recent earthquake to help them meet their urgent needs.
The president made this announcement after a four-and-a-half-hour-long cabinet meeting, which included ministers working in the earthquake area, via video conference.
The Turkish government will also support its citizens affected by the earthquake.
The president further said that the construction of 30,000 houses would begin in early March to provide shelter to the affected people.
Additionally, a charity campaign named “One Heart” will be organized on Tuesday evening to collect funds for the earthquake victims.
The Turkish banking sector has also allocated around 50 billion liras as a solidarity package for the earthquake.
In addition, a credit guarantee fund has been created to support businesses in the affected region.
Overall, the Turkish government aims to complete the construction of high-quality and safe buildings in one year to help solve the housing crisis in the earthquake-affected region.