Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov announced that Chechnya would send 36 tons of humanitarian aid to the earthquake victims in Syria.
Kadyrov posted on Telegram, saying, that a humanitarian shipment has arrived from the Republic of Chechnya to Syria for the quake victims. It was organized by the "Ahmed Khadji Kadyrov" association.
According to the president, the aid included winter clothes, hygiene items, mattresses, and pillows, as well as, 3 tons of baby food, 209 tents to accommodate about 1,012 people, and 1,367 sleeping bags were also purchased.
Kadyrov added that the Chechen leadership, in cooperation with the charitable associations, collected financial aid to purchase temporary housing for 9,000 families.
He pledged that another 72 tons of humanitarian aid will be sent to Syria in the near future.
On February 6, a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck parts of Turkiye and Syria, followed by several strong aftershocks.
The deadly earthquake in Turkiye and Syria caused severe damage to thousands of buildings, including schools, health care facilities, and other public infrastructure such as roads, airports, ports, oil stations, power lines, water supply, and sanitation, and many aftershocks were recorded.