KÜTAHYA, GEDİZ, AKÇAALAN VILLAGE (Eski Gediz District)
KÜTAHYA - TÜRKİYE
1970 GEDİZ EARTQUAKE and AKÇAALAN VILLAGE
EARTHQUAKE IN 1970 and AKÇAALAN TOWN
28 th my 1970 is one of the unluckiest days for Gediz, Emet and
80 villages. 23:05 was like a nightmare for people as almosr 1000 people
died because of overturned stoves, collapsed houses or subsidences. And the
severitiy of the earthquake to Germany Earthquake Research Centres.
As a result of these
earthquake around Gediz and Emet many people became homeles, and many chşldren
lost their parents.
As the earthquake happened in winter
many people died because of the overturned stoves and their number was more than
the number of people died in subsidences.
After evry disaster children
are the most affected ones.
after this earthquake aorund 200
childen were placed to the society of the Protection of the Children in Kütahya
and Kayaköy Village.