Press Release dated
01.2012 on Quake from The President
HIS PRESIDENCIES PRESS RELEASE ( JANUARY 03, 2012 )
With the purpose of providing convenient environment for
disaster victims during the winter time, works has being
On this framework,
27.420 containers have been
ordered for manufacturing and
18.473 of them have been
transferred and more than
13.000 have been deployed to
affected area. As a priority, these containers have supplied for
victims whose buildings are collapsed or uninhabitable.
points in Van City Center and 2
points in Erciş District have been identified as container areas.
Within the framework of works to be relocated
disaster victims’ permanent houses,
houses have been laid the foundation and the process is ongoing for
container offices have been manufactured for
mukhtars of Van and Erciş settlements.
them planned as working office for mukhtars have been deployed.
Citizens have been sheltered in
10 tent cities established in
Van Center and Erciş District.
As of today
disaster victims have been also transferred from disaster area to
public facilities and their needs have being provided by our state.
The number is more than
included the Citizens, have applied to relevant Governorships after
having departed to other provinces with their own facilities.
Up till today, included the emergency aid
allowance transferred to Van total cost of humanitarian aid supplies
is 353.191.489, 00 USD.
Due to supply the needs in affected
area, 60.372.340, 00 USD
Emergency Aid Allowance has been transferred from resources of AFAD
and Prime Ministry to Governorship of Van, Ministries, Public
Facilities, Universities, Organizations and relevant Governorship
In the context of the humanitarian aid
campaigns launched by our Prime Minister H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN,
in the accounts of our Presidency, The Presidency of Religious
Affairs and Turkish Red Crescent
160.851.064, 00 USD
have been collected.
Deep respect and appreciate.
Director – General
Dr. Fuat OKTAY