Ministers in the earthquake zone Justice Minister Gul: 'An investigation will be launched about the ugly posts.'
Ministers made a statement at the AFAD Izmir Coordination Center due to the earthquake in Izmir.
Minister of Environment and Urban Planning Murat Kurum, Minister of Environment and Urbanization, Bekir Pakdemirli, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Minister of Justice Abdülhamit Gül, Minister of Family and Social Policies Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Energy Fatih Dönmez, Minister of Transport Adil Karaismailoğlu, İzmir Governor Yavuz Selim Köşger, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer and AK Party İzmir Deputy Binali Yıldırım came together at the AFAD İzmir Coordination Center. Citizens were asked to be of good cheer in the statements made about the earthquake.
Highlights from the Minister Institution's statements:
"All relevant ministries are in the coordination group. Search and rescue activities are being carried out. Search and rescue activities are carried out quickly. Currently, there are approximately 5 thousand personnel on duty. We carry out our search and rescue activities with 475 vehicles. 17 buildings were demolished. Rescue activities continue in 8 buildings. Search and rescue activities in 9 buildings have been terminated. AFAD, Red Crescent and municipalities provide constant support to the region such as tents and food. Since the earthquake, we have rescued 100 citizens so far.
Damage detection alert
"Our Ministry will carry out damage assessment studies by entering all buildings. Our request from our citizens is that they enter the houses after the damage assessment studies are carried out. I want to warn you once again because we think that we have buildings with severe damage and the risk of collapse. As a result, we will make our determinations in the field and deliver it to our citizens. We continue to work with precision in order to save our lives. I would like to thank all our non-governmental teams. Our teams took Fadime Tolu safely at the 15th hour. Hülya Özmet lady was rescued. I hope our teams will remove our citizens from the debris safely.
Our Ministry will carry out damage assessment studies by entering all buildings. Our request from our citizens is important in this regard to enter homes after damage assessment studies are carried out. I would like to warn you once again because we think we have badly damaged buildings at risk of collapse. As a result of taking concrete samples in our mobile laboratories, we will make our determinations in the field and deliver them to our citizens. All parts of our country are mobilized for Izmir. Just as our nation was together in Malatya in Elazig yesterday, today we have become one for Izmir and together. We carry out search and rescue activities with 2 thousand 59 people. We also carry out search and rescue activities with 2 thousand 936 people, which we call other personnel. Tent building processes to meet the shelter needs of our citizens y�%