The Impact of the Earthquake on Textile and Garment Workers

Interviews with 100+ workers in this January 2024 report by CCC Turkey shows that garment factories and their buyers left workers to fend for themselves after the devastating earthquake that hit Türkiye in February 2023. As most of them were not paid in full in the aftermath of the earthquake, workers had to return to their jobs out of financial necessity without having a safe place to live and before the factories they worked in had undergone any structural safety inspections.

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