Supporting earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

A spectator holds a sign refering to the massive earthquake that shook Turkey and syria killing at least 35,000 people, during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Twenty20 cricket match between Karachi Kings and Peshawar Zalmi at the National Stadium in (Getty Images)

Parts of Turkey and Syria are reeling from the powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake that leveled buildings and killed tens of thousands of people. 

There is an urgent need to deliver immediate relief to survivors who have lost homes and family members. The region's long-term needs are no less dire as rebuilding will be a major undertaking. 

If you are looking to support the relief effort, here are organizations attempting to help victims cope with their losses and get back on their feet. 

Groups helping with earthquake relief in Turkey and Syria

FOX partners with American Red Cross

Diyanet Silicon Valley

Zakat Foundation of America

The Hidaya Foundation

ETAC (Empowering Turkish-American Community) 

Turkish Red Crescent


Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres)

Syrian American Medical Society Foundation

Operation Blessing International