TURKISH EMBASSY IN PRETORIA PRESS RELEASE

Pretorya Büyükelçiliği 21.02.2023

In South Africa, Turkish Embassy in Pretoria is coordinating all relief aid destined to the earthquake zones.

The national leader for the coordination of all aid coming into Türkiye is AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency).

We would like to continue to appeal to the generous people and public/private institutions of South Africa to consult our website and social media accounts for updates concerning all correct and speedy information they need:

Embassy's website: http://pretoria.be.mfa.gov.tr

Twitter account: Turkish Emb Pretoria @TurkishEmbPTA

Facebook account: Turkish Embassy, Pretoria

LOCAL BANK ACCOUNT OPENED FOR THE DONATIONS IN RAND (THE AMOUNT COLLECTED WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE AFAD BANK ACCOUNTS IN TÜRKIYE):

Account name: Turkish Embassy Earthquake Donations

Account Number: 63039679759

Bank Name: FNB. First National Bank

Branch Name: Brooklyn

Code: 251345

MOST URGENTLY NEEDED ITEMS AS OF TODAY:

  • Portable Toilets and Showers/Mattresses/Winter Tents/Sleeping bags/Gas heaters/Generators
  • The needed items list is updated regularly.
  • Blankets, clothes or food items are NO longer accepted at this stage.
  • COLLECTION SITES FOR IN-KIND DONATIONS

    PRETORIA

    TIKA Pretoria Coordination Office

    200 Neptune St, Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria, 0181

    (Weekdays: 09:00-16:00, Saturday 10:00-18:00, Sunday 10:00-13:00) Phone: 0791890300

    JOHANNESBURG

    Yunus Emre Institute

    1 Pretoria St Oaklands, Jhb

    Phone: 071 444 2829 - 072 452 8648

    KWAZULU-NATAL

    DEFY Appliances

    135 Teakwood Rd, Jacobs, Gate 1, Technical Training Centre, Durban Phone: 031 460 9711

    (donations to be accepted between 08:00-16:00 hours)

    CAPE TOWN

    Residence of Consul General

    5A Spilhaus Avenue, Constantia

    Phone: 78 821 1991

    Donations are delivered to Türkiye by Turkish Airlines Cargo on a daily basis.

    THANK YOU/SİYABONGA/DANKIE

    SOUTH AFRICA!

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