Turkey, February 11 (InsiderBLM) – In order to aid the relief effort in the southern province of Hatay, which has been devastated by a powerful earthquake that has claimed more than 20,000 lives, Turkey’s Karadeniz Holding announced on Saturday that it would send two humanitarian aid ships that can each house 1,500 people.
Suheyla Sultan and Rauf Bey, two lifeships, will be sent to Iskenderun-Hatay by the company in coordination with the authorities, according to the company, which also noted that this will be its first humanitarian mission.
According to the company, the so-called lifeships have housing, fridges, TVs, heating, and amenities for food, education, and healthcare as well as being constructed for humanitarian aid missions.
“We gave this project our full attention in order to help those in the earthquake-affected region. We want to offer them a safe haven as soon as we can, “In a statement, it was said.
Thousands of people are sleeping in tents and cars in subfreezing temperatures after the earthquake made hundreds of thousands of people homeless in ten provinces in southeast Turkey.
The 36 floating power plants owned by Karadeniz Holding are famous for producing electricity all over the world.