The municipality of Osmangazi, Turkey, has disinfected more than 69,000 public locations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Parks, gardens, squares, streets, containers, public buildings and sanctuaries are cleaned regularly. Workplaces, especially in the food sector, are inspected in order to guarantee the healthy production process. At the entrances of marketplaces, disinfectants and surgical … Continue reading Osmangazi – Disinfecting public spaces
Following the confinement rules established in Osmangazi, Turkey, people above 65 years and below 20 years old are prohibited to go out, apart from emergencies. To provide people at home with food and other essential items, the municipality offers a delivery service. More than 30,000 families have ordered goods via email or telephone, while the … Continue reading Osmangazi – Food distribution
The city of Osmangazi provides nutrition for stray animals in the city. While street cats in Turkey usually are fed and caressed by the people, this is possible only to a limited extend in the corona lockdown. Therefore the municipality deposits animal food at designated areas and collects sick and needy animals for further treatment.
Small and medium enterprises and local shops in buildings owned by the Osmangazi Municipality can pay their rent later. The city council has decided to defer its receivables from its approximately 800 renters that pay their rents or occupancy taxes monthly. This decision, combined with other economic measures put in place by the local authorities, … Continue reading Osmangazi – Rent relief for local businesses