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Sunday, September 8, 2013

VIDEO-Syrian Refugees in Turkey and Kimse Yok Mu Aid Organization" Metin Çetiner

Mmainetin Çetiner is Vice Chairman of the Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) Association. Born in 1962 in Ankara, he graduated from the Boğaziçi University Department of Turkish Language and Literature.

After serving as a Turkish teacher, assistant headmaster and headmaster, he continued on to serve as the director in various schools in Romania and the US. When he returned to Turkey five years ago, he started to work with KYM. He is currently Vice Chairman responsible for Protocol and International Relations.

Kimse Yok Mu was founded after the 1999 Istanbul earthquake as a TV program. In 2002 it became a relief organization extending aid to distressed areas globally. It was awarded an extraordinary service medal by the Turkish National Assembly. KYM is currently active in 97 countries while maintaining 41 branches in Turkey. KYM also helps Syrian refugees living in Turkey. So far 16 million USD was spent on providing refugees education, healthcare, food and clothing.