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Republic of Turkey Governorship of Istanbul
Provincial Directorate of Disaster and Emergency
Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu starts his duty as President of AFAD

Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu starts his duty as President of AFAD

Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, Former Director-General of Turkish Red Crescent has been appointed as President of Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority. Mr. Güllüoğlu has officially started his duty by getting briefed from department heads operating in AFAD. [More]
INSARAG Trainings for other Search and Rescue Brigades are Completed

INSARAG Trainings for other Search and Rescue Brigades are Completed

SAR Brigade within our Provincial Directorate completed INSARAG Trainings for SAR Brigades in Bursa, Izmir, Afyonkarahisar and Sakarya Provinces. The trainings for 4 SAR Brigades started on July 17, 2017 and terminated on August 4, 2017.Theoretical and practical trainings ended with drills. [More]
Commemoration Events for July 15

Commemoration Events for July 15

Within the scope of commemorative events prepared in accordance with spirit and significance of July 15 under administration of our esteemed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, For the purpose of making unforgettable of treacherous failed coup that we unfortunately experienced as a nation and keeping the memory of our martyrs; [More]
Our Canine Search and Rescue Team Starts the Training of Canine Search and Proficiency

Our Canine Search and Rescue Team Starts the Training of Canine Search and Proficiency

As part of the preparation for “Canine Search Training and Proficiency Exam” of our Canine Search and Rescue Team to be held in September, a 2-person canine search and joint training with Ankara AFAD (July 03-07, 2017) and also exercises with our 3-person canine search team ( July 10-14, 2017) will be continued. [More]
Our Diving Team starts Their Annual Diving Trainings in Edirne Province

Our Diving Team starts Their Annual Diving Trainings in Edirne Province

Within the diving trainings, 2017 of Diving Team of SAR Unit, the training was held nearby Kesan District of Edirne Province on June 30 – July 07, 2017. [More]

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