One year after the devastating earthquakes

February 1, 2024
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One year ago, on the 6th of February 2023, life in Hatay and 10 other provinces in Turkiye changed dramatically. Severe earthquakes hit the area killing more than 50.000 people and destroying lives and cities.

Now the people of Hatay have the tremendous challenge to rebuild the city and society. What we have done so far, Partnership developers Frank Eyssen and Katrien Volleman tell you in the video below:

Supporting partners are Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO)Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ankara and Consulate General in Istanbul , VNO-NCW / MKB-Nederland , VNG Corporation (Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten), and NLWorks.

Learn more about our program Rebuild Hatay: Modulair Neighborhoods.