FedEx invests over $1 million to help earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

FedEx Express Earthquake

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., one of the world’s largest express shipping carriers, supports humanitarian services to earthquake victims in southern Turkey and northern Syria with the company’s global transportation network. The relief assistance amounted to over 1 million U.S. dollars or 33 million baht. This includes the delivery of essential relief items such as tents, blankets, baby items, household items and hygiene kits through the International Federation Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) weighing approximately 230 metric tons, transported from Dubai World Central Airport, home to the Asia Pacific Central Central Distribution Center. FedEx’s new Middle East and Africa (AMEA) to Istanbul via five FedEx MD-11 flights from February 17 to 21, 2023.

“We feel sorry for those affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria,” he said. Cawal Pret, FedEx President Express Asia Pacific, “In this crisis, FedEx is doing its best to use the capabilities and networks we have to provide humanitarian assistance to victims promptly because we see this as our responsibility and hope that it can provide relief to victims and contribute to the recovery and rebuilding of communities.”

FedEx continues to assist regions affected by natural disasters. FedEx Assistance and Relief Support delivered through IFRC, GlobalMedic, and World Central Kitchen is part of the FedEx Cares “Delivering for Good” initiative, with FedEx’s global network supporting and leveraging its logistics expertise to help communities during and after a crisis.

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