WFP Türkiye and Syria Earthquake Response, Situation Report #7 (13 March 2023) – Türkiye


In Numbers

Overall reached: 3.1 million people

Syria: 2.2 million earthquake-affected people reached.

  • 800,000 people received ready-to-eat rations and hot meals.

  • 1.4 million people in governmentcontrolled areas and North-West Syria have received their regular General Food Assistance rations and cash transfers, most of whom are affected by the earthquake

Türkiye: 973,000 earthquake-affected people reached.

  • 843,000 Turkish citizens and Syrian refugees have received hot meals in municipal community kitchens and through partner kitchens.

  • 130,000 Turkish citizens and Syrian refugees have received family food packages in camps and urban areas


  • WFP earthquake emergency response in Türkiye and Syria continues at pace and scale, reaching over 3.1 million quake-affected people so far in both countries.

  • A total of 338 WFP trucks have crossed into NWS over the last week through Bab-al-Hawa, Bab-al-Salam and Al Raee’ carrying lifesaving food commodities and emergency supplies.

  • WFP overall earthquake emergency response is currently funded at 16 percent in both countries. Timely funding is urgently needed to help affected people meet their immediate food needs.

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