To present an unhampered life to physically handicapped, Ümraniye Municipality is going on furnishing perceivable floor on the roads to prevent sight-disabled citizens from dangers.
Ümraniye Municipality took an important step that could ease life of handicapped citizens with a service firstly done in Turkey. The Municipality that started with “We overcome the Obstacles Together” slogan bought 4 ‘Disabled Vehicle’ designed for the use of handicapped that lived within the boundaries of our county. All of these vehicles have a lift, they can carry 4 patients, 6 companions, and they are equipped with the latest technologies and become available to the service of handicapped citizens. Also Ümraniye Municipality distributed wheel chairs to the handicapped that couldn’t buy wheel chairs because of financial impossibilities. Ümraniye Municipality presented hundreds of power wheelchairs and wheelchairs to the handicapped citizens by forming special cultural centre and service units within 10 years.
Ümraniye Municipality added a new work to the works that it had made to ease life of handicapped. Ümraniye Municipality that has made an indelible impression with social municipalism services goes on furnishing perceivable floors that appeal to touch sensation of sight-disabled citizens. Teams that were attached to Directorate of Technical Works of Ümraniye Municipality furnished yellow embossed tiles in order to ease life of sight-disabled citizens as part of restoration works made in streets and rues. Ümraniye Municipality aims that sight-disabled people can change tack, be stimulated in the matter of obstacles, be stimulated against possible dangers that may be at their location or direction and also that they can arrive safely to the places where they want to go by means of the service that Municipality’s made for the handicapped.
HASAN CAN THE MAYOR, “WE’VE ACTUALISED A LOT OF SERVICE FOR OUR DISABLED BROTHERS AND SISTERS”
Hasan Can the Mayor of Ümraniye who made a statement about the subject stated “we’ve built ramps over 15 thousands at all our parks, streets and public domains for our disabled citizens. We’ve structured our new city hall by considering the handicapped and we will arrange all our public domains. We are very sensitive with respect not to occupy sidewalk of craft. We will go on services for disabled people without slowing down.”
Date: 05th of December 2014