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Mustafa Hakan Özelmacıklı, CEO of Altın Emlak, an actual property gross sales and rental firm BUILDINGS (a division of ALTIN Şirketler Grubu) has made an necessary assertion not too long ago relating to the variety of obligatory earthquake insurances issued for homes. In November 2020 alone  after the infamous October occasions – 971,895 paperwork have been issue. By the tip of 2020, the variety of issued certificates reached 9 million 992 thousand; and along with insurances issued for incomplete January 2021, the restrict of 10 million was efficiently overcome.


Allow us to recall that three months in the past, on account of a really sturdy – 6.6 factors on the Richter scale – earthquake within the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece, Izmir suffered essentially the most: dozens of buildings have been broken. New homes building has already begun (


Renovation work can be underway as a part of the social earthquake safety program nearly in each district of Istanbul

( Typically, in Turkey (the place 92% of the territory falls into the zone of great seismic threat), the Plan to Make Cities Earthquake-Resistant is being applied. The nation must strengthen and modernize at about 40% of buildings ( in pochti-40-protcentov-mnogokvartirnih-domov-v-turtcii-nuzhdayutsya-v-ukreplenii-ot-zemletryasenij/) within the sense of earthquake resistance, and earthquake insurance coverage is required (


Mr. Özelmacıklı clarified that by 01 January 2021, the utmost quantity of the DASK coverage (for particulars on insurance coverage, see under) for homes that indicate obligatory earthquake insurance coverage would have elevated to 268,000 Turkish liras, and the price of 1 sq. meter for strengthened concrete homes – as much as 1268 Turkish Lira.


Within the coastal provinces on the Sea of Marmara. Registration statistics for insurance coverage insurance policies in opposition to earthquakes are as follows. The best proportion of insurance coverage is in Bolu (94.6% of buildings). That is adopted by Yalova (90.5%), Tekirdağ (87.6%) and Sakarya (87%). After the earthquake in Bingöl the proportion of assured actual property instantly elevated by 9% in comparison with the earlier 12 months – as much as 81.3%; in Izmir – + 5.4% to the identical indicator a 12 months in the past, or as much as 61.4%. In Mugla, Çanakkale and Kocaeli the typical proportion is round 70%.


Hakan Özelmacıklı hasexplained that the corporate all the time insists that its prospects all the time problem. DASK insurance policies for rented or posessed actual property and inform. Altın Emlak of the insurance coverage coverage quantity. Earthquakes cross, however life goes on. And insurance coverage in opposition to nature riot is our social accountability.”


From the Editor:

DASK (Doğal Afet Sigortaları Kurumu. Or Obligatory Earthquake Insurance coverage Coverage) covers materials injury straight attributable to an earthquake and fireplace. Explosion, tsunami and landslide, inside the monetary limits specified within the coverage. Partial damages are additionally compensate, the quantity is paid in money.


When figuring out the utmost protection quantity, the necessity. To restore destroye dwelling (excluding the price of the land plot) is taken into account. If the housing value exceeds the utmost protection offered by DASK. The insured could obtain extra protection from insurance coverage firms for the lacking quantity. To do that, you’ll want to make home insurance coverage prematurely from personal insurers.


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