$2M in Crypto Donations Collected for Turkey After Quake

Following a disaster caused by an earthquake in Kahramanmaraş and surrounding cities in Turkey, the crypto industry worldwide joined forces to help Turkey. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake caused widespread damage and took the lives of 3,549 people, injuring 22,168 others. The tragedy was referred to as one of the worst earthquakes of the century.

Leaders in the crypto industry, including Binance CEO, Bitfinex, Gate_io, and Bitget, expressed their support and took action. The Binance CEO sent a message of support on Twitter and Bitfinex is planning to create a support package for Turkey. Meanwhile, Gate_io announced its readiness to send relief packages to the earthquake area.

Turkish rock singer and philanthropist Haluk Levent shared crypto wallet addresses on the Binance network where stable crypto donations can be made.

Network Transfer Address
ERC20 0xe1935271D1993434A1a59fE08f24891Dc5F398Cd
BEP20 0xB67705398fEd380a1CE02e77095fed64f8aCe463
Avalanche 0x868D27c361682462536DfE361f2e20B3A6f4dDD8

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crypto wallet account 2The world also saw the support of El Salvador President Nayib Bukele. Bukele prayed for the safety and well-being of the Turkish people and issued a message through his official Twitter account. His government is ready to provide any necessary assistance to the Turkish government to overcome this disaster.

During the ongoing search and rescue operations, the support of the crypto industry and other parts of the world provides hope and support to the affected people in Turkey.

Province Fatalities Injuries
Kahramanmaraş 530 2,900
Hatay 872 2,766
Osmaniye 293 1,312
Adıyaman 770 400
Diyarbakır 92 770
Şanlıurfa 95 1,791
Gaziantep 481 3,890
Adana 146 2,611
Malatya 166 3,298
Elazığ 2 376