Meanwhile, DİSK General Secretary Çerkezoğlu pointed out that Turkey is an earthquake country adding that, “Unfortunately, we had bitter experiences. Awareness about earthquakes is extremely important before, during and after the earthquake. As health personnel who worked during earthquakes, I can say that training programs are vital for the future of our country and wellbeing of future generations.”
About 2021 Disaster Training Year for Turkey:
2021 was declared as the Disaster Training Year for Turkey in an effort to raise awareness about disaster and develop risk reduction and prevention habits in the society. Disaster training programs are considered as a strategic component of disaster risk reduction in the entire world.
The goal of the Disaster Training Year for Turkey is to reach 51 million in 2021.
Activities carried out within this framework is carried out in cooperation with governors’ offices, local administrations, public offices and agencies, chambers, unions, nongovernmental organizations, private sector companies and universities.