The Frankfurt Sports Club TSV Bonames, supports the earthquake campaign of the IB and collected donations for the victims of the earthquake in Turkey ans Syria. Dani Kupcik, Managing Director of the TSV, handed over the donation of a Zumba donation marathon to Leila Becker, Managing Director of IBETH. The money will be directly transferred to our partner organizations AKUT and AHBAB, who are providing help in the region.
23 million people in Turkey and Syria have been affected by the earthquake, reports the World Health Organization (WHO), with over 35,000 deaths six days after the earthquake disaster.
The IB is active in Turkey through the subsidiary IBETH. Since 2014, IBETH Ltd. in Turkey is a subisidiary of the Internationaler Bund e.V. headquatered in Germany, that provides alternative solutions such as social services for all disadvantaged groups including Syrian refugees.
IBETH supports AKUT Search and Rescue Association as well as AHBAP Organization for the disaster in southeastern Turkey. These are entirely voluntary, non-governmental organizations involved in searching, assisting, and rescuing all who require aid within its authority and means during natural disasters or other emergencies operated by trained personnel with high-standard equipment. They provide shelter, food, and medical supplies with no political affiliation.