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Turkey takes the helm of European disaster risk body

5 Oct 2016, UNISDR EUR

Turkey took the helm of Europe’s top disaster risk reduction forum today, ahead of a new drive by the continent’s governments to widen efforts to curb the threats posed by natural and man-made hazards. Turkey officially succeeded Finland at the close of the three-day 7th Annual Meeting of the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction in Helsinki. Italy is next in line.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:Head
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:President of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 530 415 7160


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Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.