Aegean Region Consultation Meeting Held in İzmir 01 June 2018
Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu met with the AFAD regional directors of the Aegean region within the framework of Seven Region, Seven Consultation Meetings Project.
The needs, upcoming activities and planned projects were discussed during the meeting.
Following the consultation meeting, regional directors and staff opened their fast together over an İftar Dinner.
Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu and AFAD delegation participated in the “Stockpiling For Disaster Aids” orgazined in China within the context of “Heart of Asia: İstanbul Process”. The AFAD delegation visited the Chinese Emergency Management Ministry together with Turkey’s Ambassador to Beijing Emin Önen and had a meeting with the Chinese delegation headed by Deputy Minister Zheng Guoguang. Possible cooperation between Turkey and China in disaster and emergency management issues were discussed at the meeting.AFAD at Disaster Workshop Organized in China
The traditional AFAD Iftar Dinner which has been organized every year was held at the AFAD headquarters. The staff of AFAD and their families attended the Iftar dinner. Speaking before the Iftar dinner, Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu expressed his happiness of getting together with the AFAD family on such occasions adding, “We have been working with you approximately for a year. I would like to continue to work with you if Allah permits. I want to thank you and your families for joining me in this Iftar dinner.” Following Dr. Güllüoğlu’s speech, the dinner continued with the recitation of the Quran. After the Iftar dinner, Dr. Güllüoğlu presented an award to Management Services Department staff Hüseyin Çınar for this hard work. ...AFAD Family Gathers Over an Iftar Dinner
Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu hosted Canadian Ambassador to Ankara Chris Cooter and exchanged views about refugees and disasters. Noting that there are 100 different ethical groups in Canada during his meeting with Dr. Güllüoğlu, Cooter said that there have been gradually decreasing migration applications and this fact creates some difficulties.Canadian Ambassador to Ankara Cooter visits AFAD
Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) gave an Iftar dinner for Syrian orphans living in the Çobanbey district of the Euphrates Shield region. Head of AFAD Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu and a delegation accompanying him along with members of civil society organizations active in the Euphrates Shield region attended the İftar dinner organized for Syrian orphans. Stationary and toys were distributed to children after dinner.AFAD Opens Iftar with Orphans
“Disaster Preparedness Plan of İstanbul” workshop where preparations against possible natural or man-caused disasters in İstanbul will be discussed kicked off in Levent. Making the keynote speech at the workshop, Head of Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu emphasized the importance of cooperation. The workshop organized under the coordination of AFAD and with the support of the İstanbul Metropolitan Municipality is hosting state agencies as well as nongovernmental organizations."Disaster Preparedness Plan of İstanbul Workshop` Begins
Projects concerning introducing New Earthquake Hazard Map and Building Regulations of Turkey to the public were discussed at the first Earthquake Advisory Board meeting of the year. Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu and members of the Earthquake Advisory Board participated in the first ordinary meeting of Earthquake Advisory Board in 2018.Agenda of the Earthquake Advisory Board: New Earthquake Map and Building Regulations