FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2011
MAYOR MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG STATEMENT ON THE EARTHQUAKE IN TURKEY
"We are deeply saddened by the casualties and devastation reported as a result of the earthquake that hit Eastern Turkey earlier today. Details are still becoming clear but we know that the impact was severe. More than 10,000 people of Turkish descent make New York City their home and our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected both here and abroad.
"Anyone wishing to contribute to relief efforts through the City can do so through the Mayor's fund to Advance New York City by calling 311 or at www.nyc.gov."
Stu Loeser /Samantha Levine (212) 788-2958
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