İHH İnsani Yardım Vakfı

Establishment and goal of IHH <br />After Bosnia Herzegovina declared its independence, war broke out between Bosnians and Serbians in May 1992 and quickly spread across the country. Serbs attempted "ethnic cleansing" in the country. Young or adult many people were killed and lots of historical and cultural artifacts were destroyed as well. <br /><br />The Bosnian tragedy is the largest genocide committed after the World War II. The world still remains silent against this war. However, Turkey is closely concerned with and affected by the occurrences. <br /><br />A group of concerned people, who did not remain insensitive to the war, gathered and began working individually. <br /><br />They protracted their efforts until the end of the war to alleviate sufferings from the war and to be a source of hope for helpless people. <br /><br />This time war broke out in Chechnya while the world was still watching the savageness in Bosnia. Russian forces bombed Chechen lands and killed innocent civilians. Voluntary efforts were failing. There was a need for more organized relief works. <br /><br />These volunteers who swiftly took steps with the outbreak of the Bosnian war and continued their efforts during the Chechen war gathered in 1995 and founded the Foundation for Human Rights and Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief (IHH). The basic objective was: <br /><br />Wherever he or she is, distressed, victimized by war, disaster, etc, wounded, disabled, homeless and subjected to famine, oppressed, it is the IHH’s main objective to deliver humanitarian aid to all people and take necessary steps to prevent any violations against their basic rights and liberties. <br />İHH İnsani Yardım Vakfı Hakkında <br /><br />İHH İnsani Yardım Vakfı, 1992'de gerçekleşen Bosna Savaşı'na kayıtsız kalamayan gönüllülerin organize ettiği insani yardım çalışmalarının, 1995 yılında İHH İnsani Yardım Vakfı bünyesinde yapılanmasıyla hayat bulmuştur. <br /><br />Kurulduğu günden bu yana, savaş, işgal ve doğal afet mağduru coğrafyalardaki ihtiyaç sahiplerine ulaşan İHH İnsani Yardım Vakfı, acil yardım, sağlık, eğitim ve sosyal yardım çalışmalarında bulunmakta; tanıtım, yayın ve bölge gözlem çalışmaları ile de erişim sağladığı bölgelerdeki insani durumu dünya kamuoyuna deşifre ederek çözüme yönelik adımlar atılmasını teşvik etmektedir. <br /><br />İHH İnsani Yardım Vakfı, acil yardım, sağlık, eğitim, sosyal yardım, tanıtım, yayın, bölge-gözlem ve araştırma çalışmaları ile kültürel aktiviteler yapmaktadır.