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Turkey: Enhancing seismic preparedness in Istanbul

5 Aug 2014, GFDRR; WB

Through a disaster preparedness program supported by the World Bank Group and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, 1,086 public buildings have been retrofitted or reconstructed in Istanbul, including schools that serve more than 1.1 million students and teachers, and hospitals and clinics that serve about 8.7 million patients annually...


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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
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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