Turkish people have collected a total of 333.8 million Turkish liras ($187.5 million) in donations for Somalia as of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the Turkish Prime Ministry Disaster & Emergency Management Directorate (AFAD) announced.
Turkey has recently initiated an aid campaign to help Somalia. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week visited Mogadishu and several refugee camps in the country, pledging more aid in cash and infrastructure.
Turkey has so far sent 8 planes and 3 ships of humanitarian relief supplies to famine stricken Somalia.
AALast Mod: 25 Ağustos 2011, 11:50