📩 16/03/2023 13:16
After the Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquakes, the demand for Disaster Awareness Training and Evacuation Drills in Ümraniye increased by 600 percent. While the demand of public institutions and corporate firms was 5 before the earthquake, this number increased to 26 after the earthquake. The number of trainees in public institutions and corporate companies, which was 500 per month, increased to 8 thousand. The number of individuals who applied individually, on the other hand, increased by 600 percent, from 500 to 3.
After the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş, Ümraniye Municipality continues its preparations against a possible earthquake at full speed with both the Disaster Stations in 37 neighborhoods and the Disaster Awareness Training and Evacuation Exercise. Ümraniye Municipality, which has the most "Disaster Awareness Training" and drills among 2021 districts in the records of Istanbul Provincial Directorate of Disaster and Emergency, within the scope of the Turkey Disaster Education Year announced by the Ministry of Interior in 39, has provided 23 thousand people with a staff of 10 trainers in 92 years. gave education.
Ümraniye Municipality Civil Defense Search and Rescue Team reached the region quickly after the major earthquakes and took an active part in the works. Crews pulled 24 people out of the rubble alive. The search and rescue team, returning to Ümraniye from the Earthquake Zone, continues the Disaster Awareness Training and Evacuation Exercise under the coordination of the Ümraniye District Governorship.
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Two hours of training are given to the Neighborhood Disaster Teams (MAT), public personnel, students, NGOs, site workers and AFAD volunteers, by experts, two days a week. In trainings; Topics such as what to do in the first 6 hours after the earthquake, disaster and emergency kit, planning, things to remember in the event of an earthquake and not interrupting communication are discussed. Training and exercises continue to be given at regular intervals. Citizens who want to participate in the Disaster Awareness Training and Evacuation Exercise can get detailed information by calling the Ümraniye Municipality Solution Center.