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Published: 14:23, February 07, 2023 | Updated: 14:57, February 07, 2023
China's Red Cross to aid Türkiye, Syria after earthquakes
By Wang Xiaoyu
Published:14:23, February 07, 2023 Updated:14:57, February 07, 2023 By Wang Xiaoyu

Rescuers search for survivors under the rubble following an earthquake in Diyarbakir, Turkiye, Feb 6, 2023. (PHOTO / AGENCIES)

The Red Cross Society of China said that it will send the Turkish Red Crescent and the Syrian Red Crescent cash to help with disaster relief and rescue operations after strong earthquakes shook Turkiye and Syria on Monday.

Each organization will receive $200,000, the society said on Monday evening.

READ MORE: More than 1,700 dead as major quake hits Türkiye, Syria

Chen Zhu, president of China's Red Cross, sent letters of sympathy to both groups after the temblors, which killed thousands of people.

China's Red Cross said that it will keep track of the conditions in the affected areas and will offer more humanitarian aid based on evolving needs.

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