As a result of an Earthquake of May 7, 2012, with an epicenter in the territory of Zagatala, residential homes, social and infrastructural facilities in Zagatala, Balakan and Gakh region were seriously damaged. Staff associated with the elimination of aftermaths of the earthquake was quickly established, specialists of the Ministry took appropriate measures with regard to determination of damages caused. Ministry of Emergency Situations sent large quantities of construction materials, vehicles, equipment, tents, foodstuffs and other assistance products to the quake-affected regions.
20 million manats were preliminarily allocated form the Reserve Fund with the Order No 117 of May 08, 2012 of the Cabinet of Ministers according to the instructions of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic for elimination of the consequences of the Earthquake occurred on May 07, 2012 in the North-West region of the Republic, 300 million manats were allocated from the State Budget of 2012 in connection with the amendments in it made for elimination of the consequences of natural disasters and 100 million manats again with the Order No 288 of October 24, 2012 of the Cabinet of Ministers, as well as 189 million manats from the State Budget of 2013. 609 million had been allocated in total.
According to the view acts compiled from 08 May 2012 – up to 01 September 2013 by the Commission established in connection with the earthquake 5264 houses were determined damaged out of which 4976 private houses including 3764 in Zagatala, 494 in Gakh. 718 in Balakan were reconstructed and 288 are under reconstruction.
|To be Reconstructed||To be Restored||Satisfactory|
|1||Private houses (Residential homes)||58338||5848||11061||23833||17596|
|3||Public & social facilities||516||127||125||183||81|
|№||Regions||Private houses to be reconstructed|
INFORMATION about social facilities
Up to 01.11.2013, 35 school buildings with a capacity of 9320 pupils, 2 kindergartens with a capacity of 135 children were built and put into use. School building with a capacity of 480 pupils was reconstructed and strengthened.
|№||Facilities with locations||Reconstructed schools|
|School capacity to be covered
|School capacity covered
|1||City school No 2||750||750|
|4||Danachi school No1||540||540|
|5||Danachı school No2||500||500|
|6||Danachı school No4||50||50|
|10||Suvagil school No1||500||500|
|11||Suvagil school No2||400||400|
|14||Jimjimkhan village school||70||70|
|15||Chudulubina village school||50||50|
|16||Ələsgər 2 saylı k.||50||50|
|17||Aşağı Tala k.5 saylı||360||360|
|18||Aşağı Tala k.1 saylı||360||360|
|19||Aşağı Tala k.3 saylı||750||750|
|21||Yuxar Tala k.4 saylı||380||380|
|3||Ləkit Kötüklü k.||40||40|
|8||Lələpaşa k.(3 korpus)||100||100|
|1||12 saylı orta məktəb||500||500|
|2||14 saylı orta məktəb||360||360|
|3||17 saylı orta məktəb||500||500|
|GRAND TOTAL(36 schools)||10450||9320||1130|
|1||Zagatala r., Gozbarakh v.||Capacity||55 children|
|2||Balakan r., Katekh v.||Capacity||80 children|
|Total (2)||135||135 children|
Up to 01.11.2013, financial aid in amount of 28 million 197,7 thousand manat was provided to people suffered from the earthquake for performing reconstruction works.
|Regions||Number of families||Estimated||Paid|
In accordance with the President's instructions in this regard consequences of the natural disaster are eliminated in the quake zone and provision of assistances of all kinds to the people suffered from the quake continues.