AKUT is the rescue team of NGOs, and they came to Taiwan for the first time in the past to rescue the 921 earthquake.

(Taken from Facebook @AKUT Arama Kurtarma Derneği)

[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] A 7.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in southern Turkey yesterday (6th), which can be called the most serious earthquake in this century, causing serious casualties. Go to the rescue.

Some netizens expressed on PTT that they would also like to donate money or materials, to do their part, and asked if there was any recommended organization. Many left messages naming the Turkish NGO "AKUT" Search and Rescue Association.

A netizen posted on the PTT gossip board, "Turkey earthquake, do you want to donate?" The original PO said that as a Taiwanese with frequent earthquakes, he wanted to do his best when he saw the strong earthquake in Turkey and asked all the netizens Whether there are public figures who have initiated activities to donate money and materials.

At the same time, he also stated that he does not want to leave his name, but only hopes to help Turkey in the name of Taiwan. If there is the words "Taiwan can help", he will give priority to remittance.

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As soon as the post came out, a large number of netizens expressed their support and said, "I was the first to come to Taiwan for rescue, why not repay this kindness", "Absolutely, I was the first to come on 921"; Organizations, "921 has helped a lot in Taiwan, so you have to donate if you need to, but you must have the right channels", "The recipient of the donation must be confirmed first."

Among them, one organization is recognized by netizens as the most credible. "AKUT is the rescue team that came to Taiwan on 921 that year and can donate." , "Only donated to AKUT", "A small donation of 100 Turkish lira from AKUT, come on, Turkey".

When the September 21 earthquake hit Taiwan in 1999, AKUT dispatched 17 rescuers the next day, arriving in Taiwan earlier than any neighboring country. Afterwards, he was interviewed and said: "I believe that Taiwan will come to help us when we are in trouble."