Syria Emergency Appeal 2023
ACN appeals for help for earthquake victims
People in northern Syria who have lost their homes in the earthquake are being offered shelter in churches, convents and hospitals, as the region reels from a catastrophe that has devastated the region.
Please download and display this Earthquake Emergency Poster in your parish, school or other suitable location.
Project partners of Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) in the quake-hit city of Aleppo described how those affected by the disaster are receiving sanctuary in Church buildings.
The earthquake death toll for Turkey and Syria combined has now topped 5,000.
Xavier Stephen Bisits, responsible for ACN projects in Syria, talking about the situation in Aleppo after the eartquake on 6th February 2023.