One citizen lost his life in the forest fire that started at 4 different points in Antalya's Manavgat district.
Announcing the sad news on his social media account Twitter, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli expressed his condolences to the family of the citizen who lost his life. Minister Pakdemirli in his statement; “Unfortunately, we lost 1 citizen in Akseki. I wish patience to his family and loved ones. Sorry for your loss. I would like to appeal to our citizens here again. Let's pay attention to the warnings of our security forces and carefully obey their calls." made statements.
Stating that their priority was the settlements in the fire in Manavgat, Pakdemirli said:
“Due to the fact that we are keeping the settlements around, the fire has not been fully controlled yet in the smoke-filled area. There were our citizens who were harmed, our citizens affected by the smoke, although most of them were discharged, we also visited 5-6 citizens who were hospitalized and conveyed our best wishes. Generally, the patients are from Kalemler District. We also visited Kalemler Mahallesi, taking a certain amount of risk. In general, of course, of course, our top priority is that we don't have any casualties, at least consolingly so far.”
Stating that the damage assessments will be made after the fire is taken under control, Pakdemirli noted that after the determinations are made, the wounds of the citizens will be covered.
When asked by a journalist whether there is any need in the region, Minister Pakdemirli said, “There is no need for food, food, water or anything else in the field at the moment. Here, we see that more than 90 percent of the dormitories and accommodation opportunities offered to our citizens regarding the homes that have been lost or that we had to evacuate have been denied, and that our citizens stayed on their own. gave the answer.
Pakdemirli stated that the measurements of how much area was damaged in the fire will be released a few weeks after the fire.