Rojda ALTINTAŞ – Emre Can URAN /İSTANBUL,(DHA)
Istanbul Municipality (IMM) places ‘Tsunami Action Plan’ plan planning boards after the plates on the beaches in the districts that have coasts with the Marmara Sea. The boards show the way to be followed on the tsunami. Özlem Tut, Head of IMM Good Planning Risk Management and Urbanization Department, said, “We have sold our 131 information boards in this and 17 districts. For the continuation of our signboards to nearly 500 evacuation routes and reliable deliveries of dairy signs.”
One of the possible plans of the expected big Istanbul earthquake, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality is placing the “Tsunami Action Plan” plan plans on the shores of 17 different districts of Istanbul. Awareness raising activities are carried out with a total of 131 information boards in the districts: Islands, Avcılar, Bakırköy, Beşiktaş, Beylikdüzü, Beyoğlu, Fatih, Kadıköy, Kartal, Küçükçekmece, Maltepe, Pendik, Silivri, Tuzla, Üsküdar, Zeytinburnu. Özlem Tut, Head of IMM Earthquake Management and Urban Improvement Department, gave information about the panels against the tsunami. If there is a tsunami in Istanbul, Middle East Technical University Coastal and Marine Engineering Research Center President Lecturer Prof. Dr. Ahmet Cevdet Yalçıner evaluated.
“WE EXPECT 17 DISTRICTS TO BE AFFECTED BY THE TSUNAMI, WE STARTED A JOINT WORK”
Özlem Tut, Head of the Department of Earthquake Management and Urban Good at IMM, said, “With the expected Istanbul earthquake, we are expecting a tsunami risk. To do a job with METU and Kandilli Observatory to make Istanbul a tsunami. The aim of our work is to work together with a possible tsunami. Send Minimize the imminent risks and dangers. In Istanbul, we expect the tsunami in 17 districts on the coast of the Marmara Sea. We have 131 signage information installed in 17 districts. Last year, we sold nearly 90 information boards, evacuation routes. Signboards from the na point and portable brands “This year, we aim to complete all 17 districts. If your tsunami occurs, it is likely to be visible and is estimated up to a thousand meters. The red colored area plans the area to be affected by the tsunami,” he said.
“RIVER BED, RIVER mouth, harbors are risky”
Head of METU Coastal and Marine Engineering Research Center Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Ahmet Cevdet Yalçıner said that the expected big earthquake in Istanbul will come from a tsunami due to a submarine landslide in Marmara. Explaining that the Yenikapı entrance is vertical in Istanbul, Yalçıner said, “There will be a tsunami because there are earthquake faults. How can such landscapes be experienced?
“EVEN HOW SMALL WE WILL ALWAYS LIVE, IF IT EXCEEDS 3 METERS, THERE WILL BE LOSS OF LIVES”
Dr. Ahmet Cevdet Yalçıner, one of the beneficiaries in Istanbul, said, “Taking advantage of the 1509 earthquake losses, taking advantage of the 1509 earthquake losses, taking advantage of the 1509 earthquake losses, taking advantage of the 1509 earthquake losses,” taking advantage of the “1509 earthquake losses”, “A little life can be lived on the coast anywhere.” This is the harbinger of the tsunami.