5th DAY OF EARTHQUAKE
Instant Information from Our Regions, Minute by Minute
VICE PRESIDENT FUAT OKTAY: LOSS OF LIFE IN THE EARTHQUAKE 17.674
Vice President Fuat Oktay announced that 17 thousand 674 people lost their lives and 72 thousand 879 people were injured in the earthquakes that occurred in Kahramanmaraş.
Oktay made the following statements in his statement:
There is another piece of news that warms our hearts. 121 people were rescued from the wreckage. After 72 hours are critical hours. A good example of how you keep fans’ hope alive. After 72 hours, we had a daughter rescued from Hatay. It really warmed us up. But once again I heartily save all our hardworking teams. What saddens us is our citizens who lost their lives along with the survivors. 17 thousand 674 of our citizens lost their lives. I wish God’s mercy. I wish patience to his family. There are those who have been saved and those who continue to be treated. Their number is 72 thousand 879. We are concentrated on the villages. When we look at the details, our work has been completed in Osmaniye, Kilis and Şanlıurfa. Our 12 thousand 241 vehicles are on the field. We use air vehicles and land vehicles extensively. Weather conditions also allow us to use planes. This gave us flexibility and speed. We also operate with ships of 22 vehicles. THY has carried out 177 flights so far. We are also good at nutrition studies. There is no place we have not reached in all provinces. Today, we have reached a capacity of 1 million 300 thousand. We want to be on the side of the disaster victims. Food and shelter are also very important these days. The report we give you here is a report that motivates us as well. We thank all the organizations that contributed. Our work on shelter also continues rapidly. It reached 461 thousand through MEB and universities. Our evacuation operations continue. Our damage assessment works have started intensively. These studies will continue to increase. 750-800 teams are on the field for this. We do not have a problem in the field of transportation. We energize both. Both electricity and natural gas are supplied with control. Currently, if there is no electricity or natural gas, it is not given as a precaution.
MINISTER OF INTERIOR AFFAIRS SÜLEYMAN SOYLU: WE LOSE 120 PERSONNEL IN OUR POLICE ORGANIZATION, 32 OUR PERSONNEL IN THE GENERAL AGENCY
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu shared the latest situation regarding the ongoing work after the earthquake in Kahramanmaraş. Soylu said, “Airports did not work in some places. Despite all the negativities brought by electricity, water, natural gas and the black winter, the Turkish state and nation mobilized to help our citizens as soon as possible. We took part in many disasters. We evaluated them and we produce solutions.
Continuing his investigations in Adıyaman, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu complained about the disruption of the works with private vehicles and said, “Our only problem is that our citizens who do not have a duty here try to enter the city with their vehicles. They slow down the debris removal works here with their private vehicles and due to the density in the city. They should ensure their movement without disturbing their order and come on foot as much as possible, but they should not come with their vehicles and interfere with the city traffic,” he said.
HEALTH MINISTER FAHRETTIN KOCA: 17 THOUSAND 406 CITIZENS LOST THEIR LIVES, 71 866 CITIZENS WERE INJURED
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that 17 thousand 406 people lost their lives and 71 thousand 866 people were injured in the earthquakes that occurred in Kahramanmaraş. “We are fighting in one of the biggest disasters of our history in 10 provinces. The disaster that befell us leaves indelible traces in our memory as a nation. It is in the hearts of our citizens who follow the events on the screens. Share the latest balance sheets; 17 thousand 406 citizens lost their lives, 71 866 citizens were injured. , Information about the relatives of the injured. It can be accessed through the e-Nabız application. Our patients who use drugs with a report can obtain it from pharmacies. It is free. Our Adıyaman Training and Research Hospital provides full capacity service in our hospitals in the earthquake zone. Studies have been carried out to open a hospital in Kahramanmaraş. Intensive care unit has been put into service at Necip Fazıl Hospital. Hatay started to provide more intensive service. The dispatches from Hatay to other provinces decreased. The Samandağ Hospital, which was opened for a short time, also became operational. Our hospital in Kırıkhan is serving with a field hospital at the age of a dam. The old block A is unusable. Our state does not heal the wounds of this disaster. It has mobilized all its resources for k. We always feel the support of our nation. We are the ones who will remove the debris and bandage our wounds. I ask our people to keep their prayers. May God never let this nation experience such suffering again,” he said.
MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENSE HULUSİ AKAR MADE EXPLANATIONS ON THE LATEST SITUATION IN HATAY
Akar said, “After the repair of the airport, we will continue to provide stronger support to our Hatay. We use Antep and Incirlik Airports. We deliver the aids related to our helicopters to the relevant points. We deliver the expert and technical personnel to the relevant points. All of our planes send the sick, injured and earthquake victims to the west on their return. We are transporting land, sea and air personnel to the region. Hatay is one of the places most affected by the earthquake. 4.000 Mehmetçik is working here. There is a transfer of health hospitals tomorrow. Tomorrow we will transfer the field hospital sent by the USA here. We also opened our barracks in earthquake zones to earthquake victims. Military training centers started to serve the earthquake victims. We provided benefits to the earthquake victims. We distributed all kinds of clothing and blankets. We started to distribute mobile bathrooms and toilets to the regions. We are currently delivering hot food to 40 thousand citizens. Yes. Technical teams needed from our shipyards are dispatched to the station and sent to the region. We have a mobile military hospital established in Ahramanmaraş. A sea transportation bridge was established from Iskenderun, we are working with 22 ships. Construction machines are mainly directed to the region. Bayraktar will also start to provide health services. The fire that broke out in Iskenderun yesterday was extinguished by intervening with our air and land vehicles. TSK participates in all activities together with other public institutions and organizations.
AFAD DECLARED THAT 17,134 PEOPLE HAVE LOSE LIVES AND 70,347 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INJURED IN THE EARTHQUAKE CENTER OF KAHRAMANMARAŞ AS OF 20.50 TIME.
AFAD Earthquake and Risk Reduction General Manager Orhan Tatar said,
“The East Anatolian Fault Zone is currently located on different fault segments of the earth’s crust, on a line of approximately 400 kilometers and at a depth of approximately 8-10 kilometers. In particular, you can see that it has undergone a 3-4 meter deformation.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the injured at Kilis State Hospital.
AFAD Earthquake Risk Reduction General Manager Orhan Tatar said,
“More than 1400 aftershocks occurred after the formation of these two major earthquakes. We estimate that aftershocks will continue for a very long time after such earthquakes.”
The State of Emergency decision covering 10 provinces affected by the earthquake was accepted in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu:
Teams from 56 countries are on duty. In 24 hours, 19 more countries will take office.
LOSS OF LIFE 14 Thousand 351 – Vice President Fuat Oktay, speaking at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey,
announced that the loss of life increased to 14 thousand 351 and the number of injured to 63 thousand 794. Oktay also said, ‘All of the main arteries in our road network are open for transportation in Turkey. As of yesterday, electricity can be supplied to the entire disaster area in a controlled manner.’ aforementioned.
PLEASE DON’T SEND SECOND HAND CLOTHES
“Kızılay” President Kerem Kınık, who was connected to CNN Türk’s live broadcast, made statements regarding the activities of Kızılay in the earthquake zone. Kınık said, “On the 4th day, great progress has been made in the search and rescue efforts. It has been tried to focus on the needs of our citizens. They gathered under the coordination of the aid organization. We are giving 3 meals to 800 thousand 4 thousand people. We are reaching. 1 million 600 thousand people’s food and other food needs Blanket winter clothes we need durable supplies we have a call center number 168 they can help guys tell us our warehouse points please don’t send second – hand clothes.” aforementioned.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a statement in Gaziantep.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that the death toll has increased to 14 thousand 14 and the number of injured to 63 thousand 794. Stating that the debris removal works continue with great effort and the number of destroyed buildings is 6,444, Erdoğan said, “Today, we will announce the state of emergency law for 3 months in the Parliament. We will intervene in the looting events with the state of emergency.” aforementioned.
In Kilis, our AFAD teams have completed their search and rescue work. Our search and rescue teams in Kilis were immediately dispatched to other provinces where the work continues.
Turkish Airlines (THY) Press Advisor Yahya Üstün announced that 173 flights are planned to the earthquake zones today and that 30,318 earthquake victims will be evacuated.
AFAD: As of 11.38 today, 28 thousand 44 people were evacuated from the provinces affected by the Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquakes by road, rail and air.
AFAD: Our teams have completed the search and rescue operations in Şanlıurfa. Our search and rescue teams in Şanlıurfa were immediately dispatched to other provinces where the work continues.
519 AID MATERIALS MOVED BY MSB:
The Turkish Armed Forces’ support flights to the #earthquake region continue uninterruptedly via the “air aid corridor”. Rescue teams and aid materials were delivered from the corridor with 519 sorties to the provinces affected by the #Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquakes, and they continue to be dispatched.
AFAD announced that the loss of life increased to 12 thousand 873 and the number of injured to 62 thousand 937.
The evacuation of earthquake victims from the region continues. 2 military cargo planes departing from Adana and Kahramanmaraş brought 83 earthquake victims, including women and children, to Istanbul.
AFAD: As of 03.00, 12 thousand 391 of our citizens lost their lives and 62 thousand 914 of our citizens were injured.
According to the latest information received from the Iskenderun Port at night, the flames rose again.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu:
There are over 10 thousand volunteers in the center. There are over 10 thousand teams. We fight intensely for debris removal and daily necessities. There are more than 10 thousand soldiers and gendarmes in the region. We are trying to tackle over 500 attachments. Airports other than Hatay Airport operate in a healthy way. We are trying to meet the needs of 100 or more airlines.
STREET LIGHTS TURNED OUT AT THE EARTHQUAKE STARTED TO BE ENERGIZED AGAIN
Work continues uninterruptedly in the districts and provincial centers of 10 provinces that could not be energized due to the earthquake. Under the coordination of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, 3 thousand 32 people work in electricity failures and 1749 people in natural gas breakdowns. As a result of the work of the teams, the street lamps of the city centers are illuminated one by one. As a result of the works carried out under the coordination of AFAD, street lighting was re-energized in the main streets of the district centers of 10 provinces affected by the earthquake. Crews continue to work 24/7 to illuminate the remaining areas.