“Turkish Relief” distributes winter clothes to thousands of orphans in Syria


The Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation (İHH) distributed winter clothes to 8,500 orphaned children in different areas of Syria.

Erdal Agja, an official in the orphanage department of the authority, said that relief activities are continuing towards children who have been orphaned due to the war.


Agca pointed out in a statement on Friday that there are a large number of orphans without protection and care in the region.

He stated that the authority distributes regular cash assistance on a monthly basis to 23,943 orphans in Syria within a system designated for their care.

He added: “Due to the approach of winter, we have distributed clothes to 8,500 orphans living in the areas of Idlib, Azaz, Al-Bab, and Jarablus.”

He pointed out that the authority’s teams transported children to its free stores in those areas to choose the clothes they like.


He stressed that the commission will continue its relief activities in Syria in a continuous manner since the beginning of the war in 2011.