28 Ocak 2020 Salı 18:27

All AKUT teams deployed in the rescue effort after the EQ in Elazığ, have now demobilised and returned home. AKUT was on the ground with 116 personnel and two search dogs, with 40 personnel providing in-country coordination support. By the end of the USAR phase, AKUT has extricated three live and eight deceased victims. 

We would like to thank the Jockey Club of Turkey General Directorate, the Club's Elazig hippodrome staff, Yayla Gida, the municipalities of Atasehir (Istanbul) and Yurtbasi (Elazig), Elazig branch of the General Directorate of Highways, Turkish Airlines, Turkish Armed Forces, AFAD, National Medical Rescue (UMKE), Gendarmerie, fire brigades, NGOs participating in ground operations and our friends in Chinese Taipei (Republic of China) for their generous support during this process.