No: 104, 30 April 2016, Press Release Regarding the Aid of Turkey to Ecuador

In accordance with the efforts exerted in coordination with the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Administration (AFAD), AFAD humanitarian aid team started to deliver aid materials, consisting mainly of food and provided by Turkey, in the earthquake region towards the Government and the people of Ecuador hit by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 16 April 2016, and additional aid activities are planned according to needs.

Considering solidarity with all countries affected by humanitarian crisis as a humanitarian duty, Turkey continues to exert efforts together with all organizations and institutions with a view to delivering humanitarian aid in the fastest and most efficient way to the countries and people affected by crisis wherever they are in the world.

On this occasion, we once again convey our condolences to the Government and people of Ecuador and wish a speedy recovery once again.