Humanitarian Assistance

CSIS’s Humanitarian Agenda analyzes the successes and challenges of humanitarian crisis response across topical and regional focus areas within the center. This research is part of a unique partnership between CSIS and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA).

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Shattered Relief: A 7.8-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Turkey and Syria

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on February 6 in the heart of a border area home to millions of Syrian refugees at a time of great economic and geostrategic uncertainty in Turkey and across the region.

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Erol Yayboke
Director, Project on Fragility and Mobility and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program