The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is saddened by the tragic loss of life and terrible destruction caused by earthquakes in the Turkey-Syria border regions. Over 5000 people have been killed and thousands more have been displaced. The suffering and devastation are heartbreaking.
The thoughts of the UCC and our community are with the victims and their families during these difficult times. May the Memory of the Victims Be Eternal. Вічная Пам’ять.
The earthquakes have caused a humanitarian disaster – homes, hospitals, and critical infrastructure have been destroyed. There are several Canadian charities and groups supporting efforts on humanitarian relief or delivering aid to those affected. The UCC encourages members of our community and all Canadians to support humanitarian relief efforts for all those affected by this terrible tragedy: