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16 Wounded Somalian Citizens Were Brought to Our Country 22 May 2013
PRESS RELEASE (February 14, 2013) Via coordination of AFAD and efforts of Turkish Armed Forces Turkish General Staff, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Health; Somalians who were wounded in the bomb attack in the capital of Somalia Mogadishu, on February 8, 2012 and did not have the opportunity for treatment were brought to Turkey, along with their companions and 5 personnel from Ministry of Health.
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AFAD Has Rescued 12 Climbers in Niğde Aladağlar 22 May 2013
(15 May 2012) 12 climbers who are from Ukraine has been rescued as a consequence of coordination of AFAD in Nigde Aladaglar National Park. One climber who can’t survive and alive 11 climbers has been arrived due to rescue efforts conducting with 60 search and resque personnel from AFAD Nigde and AFAD Adana provincial directorates, Nigde and Kayseri germanderies, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, Mountaineering Federation and one helicopter and 6 personnel from Turkish Armed Forces Turkish General Staff.
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Another 59 Tones of Humanitarian Aid Has Been Delivered to Somalia 22 May 2013
(26 June 2012 Tuesday) Humanitarian aid has been sent to Somalia via coordination of AFAD which organise institutions, NGO’s and private sector like Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Internal Affairs, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency Presidency, ASELSAN (a Company of Turkish Armed Forces Foundation) and Turkish Airlines. An air freighter that belongs to Turkish Airlines took off with 59 tons of humanitarian aid which costs 5.2 million Turkish Liras from Ankara Esenboga Airport on 26 July 2012 Tuesday at 01.00 am and has been delivered the humanitarian aid to the capital city of Somalia, Mogadishu same day at noontime.
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15 Tones Medicine, Medical Equipments, Devices and Hardware Were Sent to Somalia 22 May 2013
PRESS RELEASE Under the presidency of Deputy Prime Minister Bekir BOZDAĞ, a committee including Director General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY, Director General of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency Presidency (TİKA) Serdar ÇAM, General Director of Turkish Airlines (THY) Temel KOTİL, representatives of some public institutes and non governmental organizations went to Somalia to examine in the region.
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Explanation Which is About Accommodation Centers Syrian Citizens Have Resided in 22 May 2013
PRESS RELEASE Because of the recent unfavourable news and columns about the accommodation centers which are Syrian citizens reside, AFAD needs to inform public. As known, in coordination of AFAD, 8 tent cities are built in Hatay, Gaziantep and Şanlıurfa and one container city named Öncüpınar which has 12.000 people capacity is built in Kilis. All these accommodation centers construction including their substructure are built in coordination of AFAD. Also, all needs of Syrian Citizens comprising food, health, clothing, education, telecommunication are provided by AFAD.
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Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Beşir ATALAY will receive Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie AMOS 22 May 2013
(March 14, 2013) In the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Beşir ATALAY will give a speech and action plan protocol will be signed between Prime Ministry AFAD and United Nations Humanitarian Affairs Coordination Office. With the protocol which will be signed Director General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY and Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie AMOS, it is aimed to increase the preparation, effective intervention and developing cooperation between AFAD and UN OCHA in condition of humanitarian crisis and disaster.
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Protocol Signing Ceremony Between AFAD and UNHCR 22 May 2013
( March 10, 2013) Protocol Signing Ceremony between Prime Ministry AFAD and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Director General of AFAD Dr. Fuat OKTAY and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio GUTERRES who came to Turkey to hold official talks and to visit the camps which are constructed for the Syrian Citizens by AFAD will sign a cooperation protokol.
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Prime Ministry AFAD Became on Full Alert after Iran Earthquake 20 May 2013
(April 16, 2013) After 7.8 MI earthquake in Iran, Prime Minisrty AFAD prepared to send search & rescue and first aid teams to Iran. In this framework, Van and Erzurum Civil Defence Search & Rescue Directorate, National Medical Rescue Units of Ministry of Health and Turkish Red Crescent. These units will go to disaster region after the international call for aid of Iran. Late – breaking news are followed by AFAD. Hereby respectfully announced to the public. Press and Public Relations Consultancy
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Funds Collected at Syria Aid Campaign Accounts 20 May 2013
(March 25, 2013) As of March 25th 2013; Amount collected in accounts : TL 20.157.000,00 Prime Ministry AFAD: TL 6.878.000,00 Turkish Religious Foundation: TL 13.159.000,00 Turkish Red Crescent text messages grant (donation): TL 120.00,00 Thanks to all institutions, organizations and charitable citizens that kindly contributed and were beside to friendly and brotherly people of Syria in these troubled days.
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April 13, 2013 Press Release 20 May 2013
PRESS RELEASE (April 13, 2013) Syrian children, sheltering in our country, are joning 35th International Turkish Radio and Television Association (TRT) April 23 Children Festival. Syrian children, from 17 camps in 8 cities, will be participated in 35th International TRT April 23 Children Festival with the cooperation of AFAD and Office of Public Diplomacy, under the sponsorship of Türk Telekom Group.
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