Earthquake Moment, Crash, and Evacuation Drill Held in KYK Dormitories

In KYK Dormitories, An Earthquake Quick-Snap and Evacuation Drill Was Held
Earthquake Moment, Crash, and Evacuation Drill Held in KYK Dormitories

In cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the “Earthquake Moment Crash-Trap-Hold-Hold and Evacuation Exercise” was held in student dormitories in 81 provinces for what should be done in case of disasters and emergencies.

An information meeting was held at Cebeci Site Girls' Dormitory before the exercise, which was held in dormitories affiliated to the General Directorate of Credits and Dormitories across the country.

Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, Minister of Youth and Sports, and Mr. Süleyman Soylu, Disaster and Emergency Management (AFAD) President Yunus Sezer, Ankara Governor Vasip Şahin, deputy ministers and ministry officials attended.

In the program, video conference connection was established with student dormitories in Adana, Erzurum, Istanbul, Izmir, Kahramanmaraş, Kayseri and Van. The governors here gave information about the number of students who will participate in the exercise in their provinces.

Afterwards, within the scope of the exercise started at 21.00, our Minister, Mr. Süleyman Soylu and Minister of Youth and Sports, Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, first made a "crash-trap-hold" movement with the students. After the evacuation of the people in the building, they gathered in the designated areas.

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Our Minister Mr. In his speech after the completion of the exercise, Süleyman Soylu reminded that 2011 people lost their lives in the earthquakes that occurred in Van in 649, and drew attention to the fact that there has been a 10-fold increase in disasters worldwide in the last 4 years.

Pointing to the earthquakes, floods and fires experienced in Turkey in recent years, our Minister Mr. Soylu emphasized that disasters can occur at any time, so it is necessary to be prepared.

Our Minister Mr. Saying that many plans have been implemented to inform all institutions and organizations and citizens about what can be done before, during and after the disaster, Soylu noted that Turkey is one of the leading countries in this regard in the world.

Our Minister Mr. Soylu said, “We are drawing a picture of Turkey that is ready not only for ourselves, but also for the geography around us, together with both public institutions and non-governmental organizations.” said.

Reminding that last year was determined as the "Disaster Education Year" and 56 million people were reached in this context, our Minister Mr. Soylu said, “This year is the 'Disaster Drill Year'. As of the end of last month, we conducted 66 exercises. We have done 202 thousand exercises so far.” said.

Our Minister Mr. Saying that among these were the drills held for the first time in Turkey, Soylu stated that the drills were carried out based on scenarios such as "dam burst", "fire at 4-5 different points at the same time".

Pointing out the importance of adopting an understanding in which what needs to be done in the event of a disaster is learned from childhood, our Minister Mr. Soylu said, “Countries like Japan conduct country drills every year on the most critical days of disasters. We will also hold an earthquake drill, a national exercise, on the 12th of the month, that is, on the anniversary of the Düzce earthquake, at 18.57:XNUMX." he said.

Our Minister Mr. Soylu thanked the Ministry of Youth and Sports and all the participants for enabling the exercise, which was held with approximately 81 thousand people in 2 thousand 97 student dormitories in 850 provinces, and said, “One of the most important legacies of a developed and modern country that we can leave to future generations is how we will act in the face of disasters, how we will act together. We are going to act.” used the phrase.

Istanbul Real Estate

The Istanbul leg of the Earthquake Crash-Trap-Hold and Evacuation Exercise was held.

The exercise, which was organized in cooperation with our Ministry AFAD and the Ministry of Youth and Sports KYK General Directorate within the scope of the Disaster Exercise Year 2022, was held at Fatih Sultan Mehmet Boys' Dormitory in Davutpaşa.

Governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya, our Minister in Ankara, Mr. Süleyman Soylu and the Minister of Youth and Sports Muharrem Kasapoğlu were connected to the exercise by teleconference.

While alarm bells were ringing on the dormitory campus after the live broadcast, Governor Yerlikaya and the accompanying protocol members performed the "Collapse-Track-Hold" application at their location.

After the evacuation alarm, Governor Yerlikaya and the students staying in the dormitory buildings gathered in the earthquake assembly area.

Addressing the students here, Governor Yerlikaya said that they successfully carried out the exercise with the students in 6 blocks.

Stating that more than 40 thousand students are hosted in KYK dormitories, Yerlikaya said, “May Allah protect our beautiful country, especially Istanbul, from all disasters that we know and do not know. Precaution, precaution, precaution, then we have to put tawakkul." used his statements.

Emphasizing that the earthquake drill carried out is very important, Yerlikaya stated that the alarm should be collapsed immediately to ensure individual safety as soon as it is heard.

Pointing out that it is important to do this reflexively without thinking, Governor Yerlikaya said:
“This is what is intended to be given in all trainings. Get down, grab and hold. After 30-40 seconds, we evacuate our building safely with a warning and come to the assembly areas. There are over 5 assembly areas in Istanbul. To live the earthquake safely and to evacuate the buildings, which is intended to be provided by the disaster awareness trainings given to you in the previous weeks. Today, under the coordination of our Ministry of Interior and Youth and Sports, we have carried out this exercise as a result of previous trainings with each of our dear brothers and sisters in our dormitories belonging to the Credit and Dormitories Institution in 700 provinces.


The exercise was held at Ege University Zübeyde Hanım Student-Girl Dormitory.

İzmir Governor Yavuz Selim Köşger, in Ankara, our Minister Mr. Süleyman Soylu and Minister of Youth and Sports Muharrem Kasapoğlu attended the exercise by teleconference.

Köşger stated that 19 thousand personnel and students were given basic disaster training in 28 dormitories in İzmir.

After the live broadcast, sirens sounded on the dormitory campus, and the members of the protocol practiced "Hold Up" where they were.

After the evacuation alarm, Governor Köşger and about 2 students in the dormitory gathered in the earthquake area.

Addressing the students in the assembly area, Governor Köşger stated that the exercises were carried out to prepare for real events and said, “Our dear students staying in the student dormitories in İzmir are entrusted to us. We need to be prepared for an earthquake.” said.

The exercise was attended by İzmir Police Chief Mehmet Şahne, Youth and Sports Director Provincial Murat Eskici and AFAD Provincial Director Kartal Muhci, Ege University Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Budak also attended.


After the sirens sounded from AFAD vehicles in Turgutreis Girls' and Boys' Dormitories, the students who stayed in the dormitory applied the "collapse, grab and hold" method, and then came together in the assembly area in the garden of the dormitory.

4 students, who were injured as per the scenario, were handed over to 112 Emergency Health teams after their first interventions were made by UMKE teams and they were moved to the safe area.

AFAD and firefighters evacuated students trapped in the building using ropes and ladders.

Deputy Governor İsmail Soykan, AFAD Provincial Director İsmail Özkan, Muğla Provincial Youth and Sports Director Kazım Açıkbaş, Kızılay, AFAD personnel and students participated in the exercise.

Central Anatolia

In Nevşehir, Kırıkkale, Niğde, Sivas and Yozgat, “earthquake moment and evacuation drills” were held in student dormitories affiliated to the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Approximately 900 students and officials participated in the exercise in Nevşehir KYK Girls' Dormitory.

Deputy Governor Mehmet Miraç Topaloğlu, Provincial Director of AFAD Mahmut Coşkun and Provincial Director of Youth and Sports Hamza Güneş were also present at the exercise held in Kırıkkale Hatice Hanım Girls' Dormitory.

7 thousand 8 students in 518 dormitories participated in the exercise in Kırıkkale.

Governor Mustafa Koç, Chief Public Prosecutor Harun Karahan, Provincial Police Chief Adnan Özdemir, Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Colonel Nihat Özkök, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University Rector Prof. Dr. Hasan Uslu, AFAD Provincial Director Selami Kılıçel, Youth and Sports Provincial Director İlker Ötgünlü, Turkish Red Crescent Niğde Branch President Kemal Gençoğlu and students attended.

As per the scenario, the students who were caught in the earthquake in the rooms, canteens and corridors, first made the "crash-trap-hold" movement when the siren sounded, and were evacuated from the building with the second siren.

During the exercise held in Yıldız Girls' Dormitory on Binali Yıldırım Campus on Sivas Cumhuriyet University campus, an earthquake occurred as per the scenario while Governor Yılmaz Şimşek was in the library with the students.

In the earthquake drill held in 18 student dormitories affiliated to the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Yozgat, the “crash-snap-hold” method was applied with the sound of a siren, and the buildings were evacuated.

Governor Polat with the students at the dormitory cafeteria after the exercise. sohbet He.

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