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National Level Desk-job Drill, 2017 is Perfomed in Istanbul

National Level Desk-job Drill, 2017 is Perfomed in Istanbul

National Level Desk-job Drill was held between 01-02 November 2017 in our city. Not only the drill was initiated through a scenario in which an earthquake occurred at a magnitude of 7.5. During the first Day of Drill, AFAD President Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin and Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mevlüt Uysal personally coordinated the exercise process at Istanbul Provincial Disaster and Emergency Management Center and but also the second coordination committee meeting of the year 2017 was done with the participation of Provincial Disaster and Emergency Coordination Board members. [More]
National Preparatory Meeting of TAMP Drill was held in Istanbul on October 19-20.

National Preparatory Meeting of TAMP Drill was held in Istanbul on October 19-20.

A planning meeting was held on 19-20 October 2017 in order to make preparation for National Level Turkey Disaster Response Plan(TAMP) Drill to be held on November 01-03, 2017 in Istanbul Province. Within the scope of scenario, the meeting was held with participation of Provincial Directors of the first and second degree supporting provinces with the ones affected by the disaster (Balikesir, Bilecik, Bursa, Canakkale, Eskisehir, Edirne, Kırklareli, Kocaeli, Kütahya, Sakarya, Tekirdag, Yalova, Ankara, Manisa, Izmir, Afyon, Konya, Antalya, Denizli, Samsun, Kayseri, Adana, Gaziantep, Malatya, Trabzon , Diyarbakir, Erzurum and Erzincan) and the participation of users of AYDES (Disaster Management and Decision Support System). Drills Task Group Manager of Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency M... [More]
October 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction

October 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction

October 13, municipal mayors of 39 Districts and universities including disaster and emergency departments were invited to the program of International Day for Disaster Reduction. During the proram held in Bahcelievler Nurettin Topcu Cultural Center, Deputy of Governor Halil Serdar CEVHEROĞLU, Istanbul Provincial Director of Disaster and Emergency İbrahim Tarı, District Governor of Bahcelievler, İlker ARIKAN and Bahcelievler Mayor, Osman DEVELİOĞLU delivered their speeches. [More]
Istanbul Disaster Awareness and Preparatory Meeting is held in Istanbul

Istanbul Disaster Awareness and Preparatory Meeting is held in Istanbul

"Disaster Awareness and Preparatory Meeting" is held in order to observe all kinds of disaster and emergency related measures that could break out in Istanbul and to put the problems into the table. Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Dr. Recep Akdağ, President of AFAD. Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, Deputy Governor of Istanbul Mr. Halil Serdar Cevheroğlu and Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Mevlüt Uysal participated or the meeting held in Istanbul Provincial Disaster Directorate. [More]
Deputy of Prime Minister, Recep Akdağ: We will launch a new aid campaign for Arakan

Deputy of Prime Minister, Recep Akdağ: We will launch a new aid campaign for Arakan

Aids for Arakan are announced by our Deputy Prime Minister, President of AFAD Mehmet Güllüoğlu and Chairman of Turkish Red Crescent Kerem Kınık. At the meeting held under the Presidency of AFAD, Mr. Akdağ emphasizes that “Turkey is the exact definition of conscience of mankind and Turkish Red Crescent and Ministry of Health, particularly Religious Foundation shall start a significant campaign with civil society. We will once again extend the assistance to our Arakanese brothers hanks to our financial resources created by generous attitude of Turkish nation as we have experienced in Arakan for a while. Turkey has always been conscience of mankind in these issues. This is the necessity of our beliefs and existence.” [More]

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