Having launched a nationwide DASK mobilization in response to the earthquakes in Kahramanmaraş, Sigortambir, in cooperation with Bereket Sigorta, introduced Sigortambir Earthquake Support Insurance to its customers, marking another first in the sector in order to raise earthquake awareness on the 24th anniversary of the August 17 earthquake. Sigortambir Earthquake Support Insurance provides its policyholders with free/discounted access to more than twenty services including Earthquake Preparedness, Earthquake First Aid and Emergency Support Services. It aims to contribute to the earthquake preparedness of every citizen in Turkey by offering a wide range of services ranging from fixing household items to first aid training support, from risky building analysis discounts to online psychological counseling services.
We want to set an example for the insurance sector
Stating that the mobilization launched with the motto of zero tolerance in DASK is a first in the sector, Kürşat Köz, General Manager of Sigortambir, said: "We want to encourage the insurance sector and be a pioneer for change with the Sigortambir Earthquake Support Insurance, which was created as a result of a sophisticated study in which all the needs of people that may arise before and after an earthquake are analyzed through serious research. Insureds are covered in many areas, from determining the escape point in case of an earthquake by disaster experts to discounted risky building analysis, first aid trainings, free land ambulance and emergency medicine supply services after an earthquake. We would like to thank Bereket Sigorta for their support in bringing this product to life."
Many details from furniture fixing to risky building analysis were considered
Sigortambir Earthquake Support Insurance gathers many services under one roof to raise public awareness and prepare for earthquakes. In order to be prepared for the expected earthquake, services such as risky area detection and determination of escape points, fixing of belongings, discounted risky building analysis, urban transformation consultancy are provided; first aid support, earthquake bag preparation training, earthquake drill training are offered. In addition to online psychological and pedagogical counseling services after the earthquake, the package also includes land ambulance, emergency medicine supply, emergency disaster support line, and discounted accommodation.
The policy also provides additional benefits such as discounted eye examinations, optical shopping, free dental examinations and periapical films that can be used in private hospitals with SGK contracts.