Based on Global Peace Index figures, the number of persons who lost their lives in conflicts across the world in 2022 doubled when compared to the previous year.
In recognition of their search and rescue operations and humanitarian aid efforts in Hatay, the ASAM Canine Search and Rescue Team was awarded the “State Medal and Order of Supreme Sacrifice of the Republic of Türkiye” by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye.
19 August World Humanitarian Day is dedicated to honoring humanitarian aid workers who wholeheartedly commit to their mission, making a significant impact through solidarity, and paying tribute to those who lost their lives during humanitarian aid efforts all around the world.
In the “Press Photos of the Year 2023” competition organized by the Photojournalists Association of Türkiye (TFMD) for the 38th time this year, Murat Şaka from Hürriyet Newspaper won the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM) Special Award with his photograph depicting those who had to flee their country due to the ongoing war in Ukraine.
We present a compilation of what transpired in the earthquake regions in “Towards Hope
Earthquake Special Edition”.
The Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM) intensifies its humanitarian aid activities in Hatay, Kahramanmaraş and Adıyaman with the efforts of more than 700 staff members who reached the affected region from across Türkiye immediately after the earthquake that occurred on February 6.
Right after the earthquake that occurred on February 6, Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM), together with over 300 personnel reaching the region from across Türkiye, took part in the search & rescue and humanitarian assistance works in Hatay and surrounding regions.
In the launching program of Migrant TV, which began with the opening speeches of Director General of Harmonization and Communication of the Presidency of Migration Management Gökçe Ok, PhD, Representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Mission in Ankara Volkan Chih-Yang Huang, and ASAM Deputy General Coordinator Buket Bahar Dıvrak, the new broadcast period strategies were explained to the participants.