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We helped 50 families to rebuild their world.

On May 13, 2014 a mining disaster claimed the lives of more than 300 miners in Soma in Manisa, Turkey. The disaster was caused by a fire in the mine. Efforts were made to save the victims, however only 88 have been rescued. Embrace Relief helped the families who lost their loved ones in the tragedy. We helped 50 families to rebuild their world. We bought a house for two of the most needy families and supported 25 families by giving scholarships to

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Fundraising Event

Embrace Relief volunteers organized community members for a briefing to assist with humanitarian aid efforts in Bosnia and Turkey. The Turkic-American community gathered for a lunch-fundraising event for the victims of both tragedies in Bosnia and in Turkey. The mining incident in Soma city of Turkey took the lives of 301 miners and left thousands of families, along with the rest of the nation in mourning. The extreme rainfall, caused epic floods

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Soma Mining Disaster
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On May 13,2014  a mining disaster claimed the lives of nearly 300 miners in Soma in Manisa, Turkey. According to reports the death toll is still rising. The disaster was caused by a fire in the mine. Efforts were made to save the victims, however, only 88 have been rescued. On behalf of Embrace Relief we would like to convey our condolences to the friends and relatives of the miners and our deepest sympathies to the families. Now it is time to help

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Blankets for Syrian Refugees
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Embrace Relief along with Counties of Loudoun and Fairfax, Town of Purcellville and Northern Virginia Regional Commission, Kimse Yok Mu Solidary Association, American Turkish Friendship Association, Mid Atlantic Federation of Turkic American Associations, Pinnacle Academy, organized a blanket drive for Syrian Refugees in Turkey. Jun, 26, 2014 we distributed all collected blanket to refugees on Adana Refugee camp in Turkey. With the immense efforts

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Dormitory Van , Turkey

After the earthquake of 7.2 magnitude more than 600 people died and many were injured. Many buildings collapsed and most were damaged. Embrace Relief sent food, blankets and clothes to be distributed at Van. Many were left homeless, so Embrace Relief set up tents to provide temporary housing for the victims. Embrace Relief responds quickly to disasters but also focuses on long term solutions to the problems that these disasters cause, therefore Embrace Relief

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Earthquake in Van, Turkey

Embrace Relief  immediately started a campaign to help victims of earthquake in Van, Turkey The Turkish-American community feels sad about the strong earthquake which struck eastern Turkey with a 7.2 magnitude on Sunday, October 23rd. Officials say the death toll in the powerful earthquake that hit eastern Turkey is 604 and as many people are still missing also 2,262 buildings have collapsed in Sunday’s 7.2-magnitude quake. Embrace Relief  distributed

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