EGİAD Covid established 19 Crisis Table

egiad covid set up crisis desk
egiad covid set up crisis desk

While ministries, local governments and political parties related to the coronavirus epidemic, which affected the world and killed thousands of people, continue their struggle without slowing down, one step came from EGİAD. All over the world under the influence of space and EGIAD Aegean relating to the rapidly spreading corona virus outbreak in Turkey Young Business People Association again by signing a policy, may need its members has created a crisis desk for any kind of support. The EGIAD Crisis Desk, consisting of the Board Members and employees, will operate as a support and steering group for the socio-economic processes that its members may need under Covid 19. The crisis desk in this context will operate as the first crisis desk established by the NGO.

According to the written statement made by EGİAD, the details of the crisis table were given in detail. In the written statement sent to EGİAD Members in the first place and then shared with the press, the following assessment was made: “In the face of this tragic event where hundreds of thousands of people are infected and thousands of people are lost all over the world, we see that all approaches of modern life are helpless. It is an absolute fact that we will see the social and economic effects at the end of this epidemic. We are sadly watching the fact that the Covid-19 outbreak can infect every human being, without making a socio-economic distinction, which has led to an enormous concern that all modern societies have not shown to tragedies that have been experienced in less developed land pieces for years. ”


Emphasizing that human health is more important than anything, Aslan emphasized that they took precautions as an association in the light of the latest developments; “We have been sensitive about this issue and suspended the physical activities of our association two weeks ago and allowed our administrative staff to work from home. In this direction, we realized another first, even if it was compulsory. ” Aslan, noting that all meetings are carried to the digital platform and held the first meeting of the board of directors with video on Monday, noting that all the information meetings that will be held for the members until the end of the difficult process will be held on the same system, “We have carried all the association meetings to digital media. . We will hold the first digital commission meeting next week. We will hold our first digital seminar in April. We carried out our first task by moving our meetings and associations to digital media and by providing our employees with the opportunity to work remotely. In this way, we aim to protect the health of our association members and employees. ”


Stating that they closely follow the possible sectoral, commercial and economic risks that their members will experience and that they have created a crisis desk within the scope of the support work, EGİAD President Aslan said, “We are aware of our duties and responsibilities towards our members. As of today, he has appointed EGİAD Board of Directors and Administrative Staff as “EGIAD CRISIS” in order to overcome the commercial and economic risks that are likely to occur due to this uncertainty, high health risk and consequence with our members, to be with them, and to support all stakeholders, especially the health sector, due to this process. we are. First of all, the next priority task of my board members and administrative staff is to be with our members in this process. In these difficult days, when we cannot come together physically, we have to engage until the end of our physical separation. Only then can we leave behind these difficult days with less damage, with increased awareness. As a requirement of this honorable duty, we are personally involved in this crisis desk as the board of directors, adhering to the statement “Being a volunteer is not acting in your heart”.


  • To follow the state and financial supports updated regularly due to the crisis,
  • Lobbying activities of incentives and supports to alleviate sectoral losses in the crisis based on the feedback from our members,
  • To bring the troubles of our members with individual demands to the agenda,
  • Organizing aid campaigns to support external stakeholders
  • At the end of this process, trying to create a member and external stakeholder profile that has increased awareness as much as possible,

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