AusRelief & MUSIAD are building "MUSIAD Container City" with 1,000 container houses in Kahramanmaras Centre with permission from the Turkish Republic's Ministry of Interior and coordination from AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency).
Each container home includes 2 rooms with kitchen and bathroom, fully furnished.
The cost for each container house is TL 100.000 ($7800 AUD)
With your help, we can home thousands of families who have lost their homes in the earthquake.
UPDATE: Death toll surpasses 42,000.
At least 3,500 people confirmed dead after 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey.
Numbers are expected to increase rapidly amid desperate search and rescue efforts following the two quakes.
Over 13,000 people have been injured in the devastating earthquake. Over 7000 people have been rescued so far.
AusRelief and MUSIAD are working with the Turkish Red Crescent to provide relief to the communities affected by the earthquake.
The earthquake is believed to be the strongest to hit Turkey since 1939, when an earthquake of the same magnitude killed 30,000 people, according to the USGS.
Search and rescue teams have been dispatched in South Turkey. Interior Minister, Suleyman Soylu says AFAD has put forward a fourth level alarm and has requested international help through the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC).
Houses have been destroyed in a series of aftershocks, with the strongest being of 6.7 magnitude.
Dozens of people are still trapped under rubble.
Gaziantep, the province most affected, is a poor area with a sizeable refugee population. The earthquake has had and will continue to have a devastating impact on these communities.
Please support our efforts to support those affected by this disaster.
Your donations will help provide water, food, medicine & shelter to the families affected.