📩 06/03/2023 11:29
In the earthquake region, where daily life has completely changed, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality teams continue to work with different units to fulfill all the services that are disrupted. The teams of the Machinery Supply, Maintenance and Repair Department also offer technical support to citizens who are on the road from time to time.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality continues to serve with all its units in the disaster area with the understanding of shadow municipality. The teams within the Metropolitan's Machinery Supply, Maintenance and Repair Department also provide repair support to civilian or public vehicles that break down during the day in Hatay. Hayri Serçekuş, who works as a truck repairman in the region, stated that they intervened and provided technical support to more than 100 vehicles with his team and said, "We are trying to run whatever the municipalities demand, not only our own vehicles, but also civilian vehicles."
“We are happy if we are useful”
Stating that they established an earthquake communication group, Serçekuş said, “The information of the malfunctioning vehicles comes to our chief or to us somehow. We see and we intervene. We have vehicles in Adıyaman, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaraş. We try to reach everyone if we get a call. First of all, our Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç SoyerGod bless him and our other chiefs. We are happy if we can contribute to the people in need here. Because we couldn't eat at home when we saw the people in the earthquake. We came here voluntarily.”