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Turkey

Weather warnings go unheeded where most needed

13 Feb 2015, TRF

Developing an early warning system alone is not enough for communities to avert disasters, where these are delivered without tailoring them for vulnerable groups, according to a major report on water-related disasters...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Prime Ministry, Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)
  • Website:http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:GENERAL DIRECTOR
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 530 415 7160


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