Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Donates $150,000 to Aid Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria
Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of Ethereum, has demonstrated his compassion and solidarity with the individuals impacted by the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
Vitalik Buterin gave approx $1,50,000 worth of Ether to Ahbap earthquake support to assist with the recent natural disaster in Turkey and Syria.
According to Etherscan transaction data, Vitalik Buterin donate a total of 99 ETH worth $150,000 from his wallet address "vitalik.eth" to a wallet branded "Ahbap Yardm"
Vitalik Buterin's contribution is sure to have a positive impact on the organization's efforts to aid victims of the tragedy.
Accessing funds for necessities like medical supplies and food via conventional banking services becomes more challenging during natural disasters. However, cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, can simplify and expedite the process of obtaining funds.
On Monday caused a significant impact across hundreds of miles, leading to irreversible changes in the lives of millions in Turkey and Syria.
These earthquakes were 7.8 and 7.5 on the Richter scale separated by nine hours and they strongest in hundred years in the regions.
As of Saturday's report 25,000 deaths claims in the two countries have topped 25,000 making the earthquakes the worst in the globe in more than a decade.
Turkey and Syria eclipsed Japan's 2011 Fukushima disaster in which an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 caused a tsunami that claims the lives of more than 18,400 people.