An “Earthquake Information Seminar and Earthquake Drill” was held by the Presidency of the Kyrenia Regional Directorate of the TRNC Civil Defense Organisation at Arkın Creative Arts and Design University (ARUCAD) on Thursday, March 23 with high participation of students, academic and administrative staff.
The training began in the morning with a a 45-minute seminar delivered by TRNC Civil Defense Organisation teams explaining what should be done before, during and after an earthquake.
In the training held to ensure the safety of those inside the institution in the event of a devastating earthquake similar to those that occurred in Turkey in February, it was emphasised that the drills were vital to minimize the damage caused by natural disasters. At the same time, the importance of being prepared for an earthquake was emphasised and the things to be done in this event were explained in detail.
After the training seminar, an earthquake drill was carried out with the students of Arkın Creative Arts and Design University and the academic and administrative staff.
Following the seminar and exercise, which was also attended by the ARUCAD AKUT Rescue Team, ARUCAD Rector Prof. Dr. Asım Vehbi presented a certificate of appreciation to Coşkun Neşesibol, Kyrenia Regional Director of the TRNC Civil Defense Organisation, for his efforts.