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UN International Organization for Migration Mission Chief Visited our Presidency 27 March 2013
(3 November 2012) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Chief of Mission Meera SETHI visited our Presidency and discussed the Syrians taking shelter in Turkey, with our Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY. Received by our Director General at his office, the IOM committee explained that their visit concerned the Syrians who are temporarily under protection in our country. Also giving information on their global activities, IOM officials expressed that they found very successful the works accomplished by our Presidency regarding the Syrians in our country, and said they were closely following the developments with avid interest, after which they suggested they could work in collaboration. Our Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY said Turkey has been hosting the Syrians under the best of...
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International Disaster Management Exhibition Opens 21 November 2012
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(22-24 November 2012, Istanbul) The exhibition promoting the equipment and measures to be used before and after disasters in Turkey, a high-risk region for earthquakes, opened in Istanbul. At the exhibition and conference organized with the support of our Presidency and opened by our Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY, many governmental and private agencies and organizations as well as NGOs participated with their dedicated stands, including the Istanbul Provincial Disaster and Emergency Directorate.
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Our Director General Visited the Accommodation Centres 12 November 2012
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(12 November 2012) OUR DIRECTOR GENERAL IN GAZIANTEP AFAD Director General Dr. Fuat OKTAY visited the tent-cities erected by our Presidency where Syrians are staying. Starting his tour with Gaziantep, our Director General visited the Gaziantep Governor Erdal ATA and received information on the works being carried out.
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Our Presidency Organized the “We made it together from 23 October to 23 October”' Panel in Van 22 October 2012
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(22 October 2012) An international earthquake panel titled "We made it together from 23 October to 23 October" was organized in Van by AFAD within the scope of activities organized to commemorate the first anniversary of the Van Earthquake.
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Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) at our Presidency 13 October 2012
(13 – 16 October 2013) Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) launched a project to build an "Education Facility" in Van to contribute to the post-disaster recovery works; in this scope, ERRA President and Minister of State Hamid Yar HIRAJ, ERRA Vice-President Lit.gen Muhammad Azeem ASIF, ERRA Director General Abid HUSSAIN and Tunisia's Ambassador to Turkey, Muhammed Haroon SHAUKAT, had various talks in Turkey on 13-16 October 2012 .
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Photography Exhibition on 13 October, International Day for Disaster Reduction 13 October 2012
(13 October 2012) The 13th day of October is celebrated by the United Nations every year as the "International Day for Disaster Reduction” . On 13 October, various activities are carried out around the world to reduce disaster damages and create awareness in communities abut how to prepare for disasters.
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Tunisian Committee Visited AFAD 08 October 2012
(8 – 11 October 2012) Tunisian National Civil Defence Office Director-General Chokri BEN JANNET, Tunisia National Civil Defence Office PR Chief Mongi KADHI, and Tunisian Ministry of Interior, International Cooperation Director-General Ridha BEN RABBAH had several contacts in our country on 08-11 October 2012 to contribute to the restructuring of Tunisia and enhance cooperation.
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