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Discover the Rescue & Recover Fund Activity Report 2023

The year 2023 was marked by two major earthquakes, an increase in situations of violence and insecurity and many other crises.

As every year, the Rescue & Recover Fund has focused on helping people who are vulnerable or affected by various disasters through its humanitarian partners.

This activity report therefore highlights the actions carried out during 2023 and provides you with a great deal of information on the interventions of our partners on the ground, in figures and pictures.

Read the Rescue & Recover Fund activity report 2023


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Development campaign

Help women in extreme poverty and victims of violence

 Euros 266,286 to support our partners' actions

In 2023, the Rescue & Recover Fund's year-end campaign mobilised to help women in extreme poverty and victims of violence by funding three projects run by its partner NGOs.

  • Access to healthcare for women and children in the remote Bamiyan region of Afghanistan.
  • Fight against Exclusion in France.
  • Provision of health services for women survivors of gender-based violence in Togo.
Development campaign
Emergency campaign

Earthquake in Morocco

EUR 533,174 for our partners' actions on the ground

On Friday, 8 September 2023, at 11 p.m. local time, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck Morocco. 

2,946 people lost their lives, the vast majority in the provinces of Al-Haouz, the epicentre, and Taroudant. 5,674 people were injured, 50,000 homes destroyed and 300,000 people affected.

The French Red Cross - through the Moroccan Red Crescent - and CARE - through its local branch CARE Maroc - supported by the Rescue & Recover Fund, were able to intervene quickly in support of those affected.

Emergency campaign
Emergency campaign

Turkey-Syria earthquake

EUR 1,286,294 for our partners' actions on the ground

Very early in the morning of Monday 6 February 2023, south-eastern Turkey suffered two powerful earthquakes of magnitude 7.8 and 7.6 that also affected parts of northern Syria.

This disaster killed more than 50,000 people (46,000 people in Turkey and 6,000 in Syria), injured more than 120,000 people, destroyed many buildings and left thousands homeless.

Supported by the Rescue & Recover Fund, teams from the Red Cross, Médecins Sans Frontières, CARE and IFAW intervened urgently to help people and animals.

Emergency campaign