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Turkey: Gaziantep joins UNISDR cities campaign

14 Apr 2014, UNISDR EUR

The city of Gaziantep, Turkey, officially joined the UNISDR’s Making Cities Resilient Campaign today at a special event 'Making Gaziantep Resilient: My City is Getting Ready' co-organized by Turkey’s Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) - Regional Office for Europe...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Earthquake* 1998 1,589,600
Earthquake* 1999 1,358,953
Flood 1998 1,240,047
Earthquake* 1983 834,137
Earthquake* 1984 375,038
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
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