• WHAT IS GEA

OUR ACTIVITIES

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 …

Oncology Visits

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

Parental Education
For children as our future

Take a step
Shoe Campaign

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.

  • ECOLOGY

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

Ecology Seminars

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.

Wildlife Camps

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.

Mountain Climbing

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.