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.
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
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
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
EU Civil Protection Mechanism and Technical Assistance to AFAD in Strengthening the Institutional Capacity and Improving the Disaster and Emergency Management System Project Introductory Meeting held on Feb. 14 at AFAD HQ in Ankara. Speaking at the introductory meeting of the project the head of AFAD Mehmet Güllüoğlu and the head of the EU Delegation to Turkey, Ambassador Christian Berger, stressed the importance of cooperation between Turkey and the EU in humanitarian assistance.EU and Turkey Combine Their Forces in Disaster Management
Head of AFAD Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu gave a detailed briefing to Minister of Interior Mr. Süleyman Soylu about AFAD which is affiliated to Ministry of Interior in pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 4. The briefing held in the Ministry of Interior headquarters lasted three and a half hours. Head of Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu made a detailed presentation during the meeting attended by senior administrators of the ministry and AFAD division chairmen.Head of AFAD briefs the Minister of Interior
80 students who have been visiting Turkey as a part of an activity organized by the TÜRKEN Foundation founded by Turkish citizens living in the US paid a visit to the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority. Head of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu briefed the guests about disaster management system in Turkey, structure and capacity of AFAD, disaster response and humanitarian aid activities during his speech. Güllüoğlu also mentioned Turkey’s humanitarian aid operations throughout the Syrian crisis.AFAD hosts 80 Students from TÜRKEN Foundation