AFAD President and Staff On Duty after the Failed Coup Attempt 19 July 2016
AFAD put all its personnel on high alert during the coup attempt on the night of July 15, 2016.
From the very first moment, AFAD stood by the Turkish people and security personnel who defends Turkey’s democracy at the expense of their lives.
AFAD President Mehmet Halis Bilden visited the wounded officers in Atatürk Hospital and also The Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ankara Police HQ and Gölbaşı Special Operations Division in the early hours of July 16, following the failed coup attempt initiated by the members of Fetullah Gulen Terrorist Organization (FETÖ).
AFAD, put all its personnel across Turkey on high alert at 11.50pm on the night of the failed coup attempt.
AFAD supported, by all its means, Turkish people and security officers who defends our future and democracy courageously from the very first moment of the coup attempt.
AFAD continue to provide food and water in AFAD tents to Turkish people who hold night meetings every night to protect our democracy against possible threats.
The failed coup left 240 people martyred, including 62 police officers, five soldiers and 173 civilians. Approximately 1,500 people were injured.
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(October 26, 2011) Collected Money As Of The Date Of 26 October 2011 Collected All Money on the Accounts: 526.100.000 Turkish Liras Collected Money by AFAD: 119.500.000 Turkish Liras Collected Money by Directorate of Religious Affairs including 67.500.000 Turkish Liras collected by Turkish Religious Foundation: 205.000.000 Turkish LirasCollected Amount in the account of Somalia Aid Campaign