Binance jumped in support of Turkish citizens directly to help them to fight against this critical situation, which occurred because of an earthquake in the country.
On 6 Feb Turkey & Syria faced attacks of high-magnitude earthquakes. In this attack, more than 1,700 people have died and huge numbers of people are struggling to get help despite helping efforts by several govt & non-govt organisations.
On 7 Feb 2023, The Binance exchange announced that it will give $100 worth of BNB coins to all the Binance customers, who are living in those cities which were affected by earthquakes in Turkey.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) noted that it will cost around $5 million worth of BNB coins for the Binance exchange but it will be a better idea to help the earthquake victims directly, without any middle party.
Blog post confirmed that the only Binance users living in 10 Turkish cities will get this airdrop and these cities are Kahramanmaraş, Kilis, Diyarbakır, Adana, Osmaniye, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Adıyaman, Malatya and Hatay.
Binance Charity, a fundraiser & donor team of Binance exchange, also preparing aid to rescue the earthquake victims in Turkey separately.
“The recent earthquakes in Turkey have had a devastating impact on so many people and communities. We hope that our efforts will bring some relief to those affected. We are also calling on our industry peers to once again come together to offer support in these times of crisis.”
Here Binance exchange is not alone to help Turkey but also several Crypto exchanges are arranging food & basic lifeguard goods for earthquake victims.
The current trade price of the BNB coin is $331 and this price is 19% high over the last 30 days’ trade price.