Turkish aid campaign to Africa underway

Donations reached 54.1 million TL on Thursday in a campaign launched to help African countries hit by famine.

Turkish aid campaign to Africa underway

Donations collected by Turkish Prime Ministry and Religious Affairs Directorate reached 54.1 million TL on Thursday in a campaign launched to help African countries hit by famine. (One U.S. dollar is equal to 1.78 TL)

A statement posted on the website of the Prime Ministry Press Center said that Prime Ministry collected 13.7 million TL and Religious Affairs Directorate General collected 40.4 million TL for the campaign.

Turkey has launched a massive aid campaign to help efforts to fight hunger in eastern Africa where the World Food Program estimates that 10 million people already need humanitarian aid.

The U.N. Children's Fund estimates that more than 2 million children are malnourished and in need of lifesaving action in the region.

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