GEA’s fields of activity:
- SEARCH AND RESCUE
Particularly specialized in the fields of search and rescue and humanitarian support in possible earthquakes anywhere in the world, Team GEA has the required capacity of search and rescue activities in collapsed buildings, explosions and bomb attacks; rescue activities in urban flood disasters and taking action for forest fires based on (USAR) Urban Search and Rescue team criteria in the INSARAG Manual of the United Nations.
Emergencies: GEA is capable to finish the preparations and rapidly arrive on the disaster area together with the fully equipped field teams and K9 teams within 2 hours in any disaster that may occur anywhere in the world.
Primarily engaged in the search and rescue activities in the disaster region, Team GEA leads the humanitarian support and disaster relief operations called “Post-disaster Debris Management” by the United Nations and contributes to the humanitarian support coordination processes subsequent to search and rescue.
Case of Readiness:
GEA improves team readiness through permanent and regular training programs, desk drills and field drills; and performs collective training courses and drills with national and international search and rescue, and humanitarian aid teams while organizing preparatory courses and drills in order to raise awareness among Schools, Private and Public Institutions with the knowledge and experience gathered since 1994.
- SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, TRAINING and SOCIAL SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGNS
The Social Mission of the GEA SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, TRAINING and SOCIAL SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGNS Group…
… is to arrange courses and campaigns to share the best we have through voluntary service in order to become better humans and leave a better world for future generations…
SOME OF THE CAMPAIGNS BY GEA
GEA Post-Disaster Humanitarian Support Activities
The provision of humanitarian aid and rehabilitation to disaster victims in need at post-disaster stage
GEA Life Internship
Bringing together young people between 18 and 30 years of age with professional volunteers during summertime, we collaborate on social responsibility projects.
New Friends for Lonely Toys
Sharing of Toys and Recycling Campaign
Nursing Home Visits
Gatherings with the elderly; Recitals, Meetings, Theatrical Shows …
Visits for our little sisters and brothers, various game plays and musical events
Remembering the elderly to give them relief
Home repair campaign
Dream, Sacrifice, Actualize
School Repair Project
Kybele Aid Campaigns and Lunch-Box Event
Supplies, Food and Material Aid Campaign
For children as our future
Take a step
Bridge of Compassion
Painting Contest for Child Earthquake Victims
Teeth that make you smile
Courses on oral and dental health and maintenance; Material Donation Campaign
Be Prepared! Stay Safe!
Training Courses for earthquake preparedness and living with earthquake; School furniture fixing workshops
Those Forgotten are not Forgotten
Retrieval and return of personal belongings forgotten in shopping malls and department stores
A Touch on the History
The project that brings together the archeological reproductions at different museums across the globe with our visually impaired citizens.
Social Mission of the GEA Active Ecology Group
In remembrance of the human as a part of nature, organization of courses and events for a reunion.
Some of the Ecology Related Events Organized by GEA
Philosophical solutions to ecologic problems, Soil – Water – Air pollution, the language of the trees, Nature and Ecology in the Ancient World …
Trekking in Nature and Wildlife and Culture Trips
Trips to the Ataturk Arboretum, Ancient City of Assos, Erikli Highland, Ephesus Ancient City, Wildlife Protection Trips in the Mount Hisar-Gedik.
Develi,BafaLake,MountKarasis, Develi, Ayvagediği Flatlands, Nature Camps.
Environmental Cleaning Campaigns
Annual cleaning of theFortVan;HeybeliadaDegirmenCoast, Burgazada, Seyhan River Environmental Clean-Up Campaigns.
Tree Planting Campaigns
Forestation campaigns for Istanbul Beykoz and the surroundings of Lake Tuzla Akyatan inAdana.
Conventional Mount Suphan Climbing and Mount Agri Victory Climbing Events …
Animal Protection and Habitat Improvement Activities
Birds’ Nest Maintenance – Birds’NestBuilding, Treatment, Feeding, Food Distribution Activities.
GEA Cycling Team
Hit the pedals for a blooming nature.