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Global Philadelphia stands in solidarity with the Turkish and Syrian communities of Philadelphia in the wake of the recent devastating earthquakes in the southeast region of Turkey and northwest region of Syria. 
The Global Philadelphia Association would like to offer our deepest sympathies and condolences to all who have been affected by the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. 

GPA is committed to uplifting our city's diverse communities and sharing resources in times of need. If you have additional community organizations, relief efforts that need support, or information to share, please share by sending an email here. 
Resources to show support to Philadelphia's Turkish and Syrian communities: 
World Heritage City of Istanbul, Turkey
Turkish Consulate Information:

New York, NY / Consulate General
825 3rd Ave, 28th floor New York, NY 10017
Phone: (646) 430-6560 or 1-888- 566-7656 
Fax: (212) 983-1293
 Hours of Operation: 9:00am - 4:30pm/ Mon-Fri 
Visa hours: weekday afternoons (call to confirm schedule)

Community Fundraising Event: March 5th

Cedar Diaspora and Material Culture Present:
Music and Mezze for Hope, A Benefit for Turkey and Syria Earthquake Relief

Buy a ticket
Learn more.

Donate Towards the
Relief Efforts:

Bridge to Turkey
(Donate directly here)

Turkish Philanthropy Funds
(Donate directly here)

Muslim Cultural Association
(Donate directly here)

Doctors Without Borders
(Donate directly here)

Red Crescent
(Donate directly here)

Episcopal Relief & Development
(Donate directly here)

Human Concern International
Learn More About Turkey and Syria's UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
Home to rich cultural heritage dating back to the ancient world, the recent earthquakes have deeply damaged Turkey and threatened Syrian World Heritage Sites that have been in ongoing danger of destruction. 
Photo credit: UNESCO
Turkey is home to nineteen World Heritage Sites and two World Heritage Cities. You can learn more about them here.

Syria is home to six World Heritage Sites. Read more about each site here.
For further exploration: - Read about the recent support offered by UNESCO.

Video: The UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Türkiye - Watch an informative mini film that display Turkey's rich cultural heritage sites all over the country. 

For more information, please contact:

Zabeth Teelucksingh
Global Philadelphia Association Executive Director
Office: 215-563-2482

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