İlhan Haçin

Keywords: Earthquake, December 27, 1939, Erzincan, Turkey

Abstract

The wounds of the December 27, 1939 earthquake, which was the biggest destructive earthquake of Erzincan in its history, were tried to be wrapped up by the central and local organizations together compatible. Both Erzincan and the other 11 cities was affected from that earthquake and big losses took place. The subsistence and housing of the people affected from the earthquake, the supply of the necessities and the organization of their distribution were the important problems. The help commissions established main cities achieved to collect some money and humanity materials for the benefit of the affected people. It is identified that those helps made both from the domestic and from the foreign.