In January last year, the Ministry of Interior, for a preparedness to disasters Turkey which aims to establish precautions culture in the society, 2021 in order to remain safe in disasters perform this conversion and its citizens "Disaster Education Year" was declared.
Within the scope of this project, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Family Labor and Social Services, the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the Ministry of Treasury and Finance, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of National Defense, Fourteen ministries, including the Ministry of Industry and Technology, the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, and AFAD (Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency) came together.
"Disaster knowledge equals life knowledge"
Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu said that many things were seen on the field due to the coexistence of epidemics and disasters in 2020, and that all ministries revised and tested the disaster system on this occasion.
Minister Soylu said, “Disaster knowledge equals life information. We need to make the issue of making the buildings we live or work in earthquake resistant both in the country and in our minds. For this reason, we have determined the year 2021 as the Disaster Education Year and our minimum target in the project is to reach 51 million people in disaster training.
Soylu also provided information on disaster awareness training and noted that since the beginning of the year, 81 provincial governors and 1106 local governors have been given disaster awareness training. Soylu explained that disaster awareness training was given to 132 thousand citizens face-to-face, and 1402 personnel received disaster awareness educator training and became disaster teachers.
Disaster and Emergency Administration (AFAD) Deputy Hamza Taşdelen in his speech, it was tough last year on behalf of all countries, in Turkey, he said both outbreaks tested with disasters.
After the speeches, protocols were signed. Protocols Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs İsmail Çataklı, Deputy Minister of Health Prof. Dr. Sabahattin Aydın, Deputy Minister of Justice Hasan Yılmaz, Deputy Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Mehmet Selim bound, Deputy Minister of Environment and Urbanization Mücahit Demirtaş, Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Prof. Dr. Şeref Kalaycı, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Halis Yunus Ersöz, Deputy Minister of Treasury and Finance Dr. Cengiz Yavilioğlu, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Nadir Alpaslan, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Hasan Büyükdede, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Ayşe Ayşin Işıkgece, Deputy Minister of Trade Sezai Uçarmak, Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Enver İskurt, Deputy Chairman of AFAD Hamza Taşdemir and National Defense It was signed by Bilal Durdalı, General Manager of the Ministry.