The Daily Telegraph

Help on the way The charities working hard on the ground


Médecins Sans Frontières is treating hundreds of people in north Syria and providing emergency medical kits.

The British Red Cross has more than 500 staff and volunteers joining search and rescue operations in Turkey and providing relief items including 17,000 blankets and 1,000 tents. Unicef is offering hygiene kits, blankets and winter clothes.

Save the Children has hygiene kits, blankets and winter clothes and is calling for donations to its Emergency Fund.

White Helmets had 3,000 volunteers yesterday searching for survivors.

Oxfam said the destructio­n is vast and survivors “don’t even have time to mourn the lost ones”.

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