Four Turkish relief groups in Haiti for quake efforts

Number of Turkish relief teams has risen to four in quake devastated Haiti.

Four Turkish relief groups in Haiti for quake efforts

Number of Turkish relief teams has risen to four in quake devastated Haiti.

A six-member team with the Search & Rescue Association, AKUT, and a five-member team with "Isn't there Anybody" (Kimse Yok Mu) aid association joined Turkish GEA search & Rescue team who pulled five people alive from the debris of a shopping mall in Port Au Prince, capital city of Haiti, in the wake of the massive quake.

A military cargo plane, carrying first part of the relief material of the Turkish Red Crescent and a group of staff landed at the Haitian capital Port Au Prince on Monday evening.

AKUT members, who arrived in the capital city on Monday, started their search and rescue efforts after erecting their tents at the United Nations zone.

"Isn't there Anybody" relief team is comprised of doctors, rescue members and three volunteers.

Ferruh Yucel, team leader of the association, said their primary target was to establish a public soup-kitchen.

Red Crescent team aims to establish a field hospital in Haiti.


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