Istanbul Earthquake Platform is being established; At the Earthquake Workshop organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, important decisions were made for Istanbul. 'Earthquake safety of buildings, urban transformation, the establishment of disaster centers in districts, state units work in coordination' recommendations came to the fore. IMM Deputy Secretary General Mehmet Çakılcıoğlu stated that the Istanbul Earthquake Platform will be established in order to conduct earthquake studies more participatory, transparent and above the politics.
The Earthquake Workshop organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality on December 2-3 in Istanbul Congress Center ended with an evaluation session where problems and solution projects were discussed. During the two-day workshop, the possible earthquake in Istanbul was evaluated extensively.
“IMM, URBAN TRANSFORMATION INC. Should RATE "
600, which consists of national and international academics, sector stakeholders, foundations, associations and NGO representatives, has been interested in 'solution tables' where the participants shared their ideas.
Six thematic titles that were announced in the 'Sendai Framework Plan', discussed by the United Nations Disaster Risk Mitigation Center (UNDRR), were discussed at the tables. In the discussion desks, evaluations were made on nearly fifty subjects such as earthquake mechanism, physical damage, urban transformation, social damage, historical and cultural heritage, NGOs and volunteers, emergency coordination.
In the workshop, within the framework of building safe and sound buildings, a consensus was reached to accelerate the urban transformation and to have the authority for the transformation in IMM. Experts, Urban Transformation Inc. by IMM. establishment of the proposal.
Another remarkable recommendation of the workshop was 'establishment of an emergency management system at the level of district municipalities'. Experts pointed out the necessity for coordination between all units of the state.
ÇAKILCIOĞLU: WE WILL ESTABLISH THE ISTANBUL EARTHQUAKE PLATPHOM
The closing and evaluation speech made by the Deputy Secretary General of IMM. Mehmet Çakılcıoğlu, said the workshop was very productive. Çakılcıoğlu said that such works should be sustainable in order to be truly productive. We want to involve all stakeholders in Istanbul in a transparent and participatory way. Our President, Mr. This is our first activity in line with the earthquake mobilization plan initiated by Ekrem İmamoğlu. This will continue. In the first article of the earthquake mobilization plan, we will address the urban transformation with a disaster focus. In addition, we will complete the work on the issues of assembly and housing, which are the subject of discussion. We will focus on training activities. We will provide awareness trainings to volunteers starting from the IMM staff.
We are thinking of a different formation with the energy we have gained for these two days. We plan to build an earthquake platform. We think of a supra-political, transparent and participatory organization that will include many governmental institutions, NGOs, universities and the private sector. ”
APPLICABLE PROJECTS PRODUCED
Tayfun Kahraman, Head of the Urban Risk Management and Urban Improvement Department of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, who made evaluations on the Istanbul Earthquake Workshop on the IMM website, provided the following information:
“The aim of the Istanbul earthquake workshop was to get new suggestions from the representatives of the institutions, non-governmental organizations and universities following the current studies and to have them test our own roadmap. Through this workshop, we discussed in detail the problems, solutions and projects related to the Istanbul earthquake. At the end of the day, our main problematic and related projects emerged. As IMM, we expected all participants to produce concrete and viable projects that we could benefit from. Every table worked with this precision. ”
IMM Urban Transformation Manager Kemal Duran stated that they completed the workshop with the participation of a very wide stakeholder and that they took this workshop beyond a 'fault line discussion' and transformed it into a platform where solutions for the preparation of earthquake earthquake were discussed.
All project and solution proposals developed in Istanbul Earthquake Workshop will be reported by IMM and shared with relevant stakeholders and the public.