The Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), affiliated to the Ministry of Interior, reported that 9 million lira of emergency aid was sent to the region where improvement works continue after the flood in Giresun.
According to the statement made by AFAD, after the floods, floods and landslides in Giresun, both the search for the missing 7 citizens and the improvement works continue.
Following the flood, 172 people were rescued alive. In the works in which 34 personnel from 2784 institutions and organizations participated, roads connected to the Highways and 94 village roads were opened and electricity was given to 65 villages. AFAD sent 21 million lira emergency aid to the region where 9 telephone switchboards were put back into service.
Floods, floods and landslides occurred in the central, Dereli, Espiye, Doğankent, Tirebolu, Güce, Görele and Yağdere districts due to heavy rainfalls that started in Giresun on August 22.
In the events in which 5 people lost their lives and 3 gendarmerie personnel were martyred, efforts are continuing in the region to reach the disappeared and return life to normal by working the phases of disaster management under the coordination of AFAD. The nutritional, shelter and psychosocial support needs of the citizens affected by the events are also met.
The Losses Continue to be Searched
172 people who were trapped as a result of the work of the teams were rescued. The search continues in Espiye Kaşdibi location for one of the 7 missing people, at the 12th kilometer of Doğankent-Tirebolu road for three, in Dereli for one and in Çaldağ for two.
In addition to AFAD teams, Gendarmerie, Coast Guard and NGO teams are making significant efforts to reach the disappeared. The Gendarmerie participates in the activities with a total of 675 people from units such as JÖH, JÖAH, JAK, JIKU, UGT, SAT, 1 helicopter and 2 cadaver dogs. The Coast Guard Command contributes to the work with a total of 2 personnel from 2 ships and 35 diving teams.
Electricity was cut off in 70 villages and 8 neighborhoods after heavy rains. As a result of the work of the teams, electricity was started to be supplied to 65 of the villages and 8 neighborhoods, and the works for the remaining 5 villages continue. Electricity was given to a part of Dereli district center. Citizens were informed that the transformer power was limited.
118 of the 94 village roads that were closed in the region were opened to transportation as a result of the works. Work continues to open the remaining 24 village roads. Transportation is provided on 6 of the 5 routes connected to the Highways, which are completely closed. Although the currently closed Yağdere-Alucra road has been opened up to the 34th kilometer, work continues.
In the studies carried out on the interruption of communication in 22 telecommunication stations throughout the province, 21 plants were put into service again.
There are no victims who receive inpatient treatment under surveillance after the rains. 2 field health tents were activated by Ministry of Health UMKE in Dereli and Doğankent.
With the efforts of the Turkish Red Crescent, 7 meals / container of hot food and 500 packaged water are distributed daily.
Within the scope of psychosocial support services, 13 teams work in the field with 32 personnel. In Dereli, Çaldağ, Tirebolu and Merkez villages, all victims were visited, 41 support meetings were held with 141 families. 2 mobile social service vehicles were also deployed in Tirebolu and Dereli districts.
38 Million Turkish Lira Damage Detected in Dereli
Damage assessment studies continue with 25 teams. In total, 392 independent sections in 1754 buildings were examined. 45 independent sections in 141 buildings were determined to be severely damaged, destroyed or to be demolished in an emergency. 21 personnel assigned to agricultural and livestock damages with 57 vehicles detected 11 damages in 190 villages and neighborhoods in 517 districts.
In Dereli, a total of 231 million TL loss was determined with 38 loss assessments. It was understood that the value of 125 vehicles was 7 million 700 thousand TL. It was understood that a loss of 173 million 9 thousand TL was incurred by determining 200 losses in Doğankent. The total value of 28 vehicles affected by the flood was determined to be 1 million 620 thousand TL.
Intervention and Improvement Is Made Through 34 Institutions and Organizations
Intervention and improvement activities under the coordination of AFAD, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, Gendarmerie, Police, Ministry of Health UMKE, 112, General Directorate of Highways, State Hydraulic Works (DSI), Coast Guard Command, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and Turkish Red Crescent units, as well as Giresun Municipality and Fire Department, Samsun Metropolitan Municipality, Trabzon Metropolitan Municipality, Ordu Metropolitan Municipality, Giresun, Sivas Akıncılar and Gölova Special Administrations, Çoruh EDAŞ, Giresun TİKAFE, Samsun Water and Sewerage Administration (SASKİ), Türk Telekom, AHBAP, AKUT, ANDA Bursa, Beşir Association, Cansuyu Association, Deniz Feneri Association, IHH, İlkumut Association, MAGARA AKT, NEF Social Assistance Foundation, TAMGA AKT, TIDER, TİKAFE Giresun and volunteers.
The developments are followed by AFAD 7 hours a day, 24 days a week.