Turkey

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Türkiye has implemented the “catastrophe early warning system” for the first time amid the fight against the floods that devastated the northern provinces recently, the country’s environment, urbanization and climate change minister has said.
Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review - Dogan Media Group
Istanbul, Turkey
Strategic planning for disasters is an important pillar of strengthening disaster risk reduction. Strategic approaches provide some basic advantages.
Mexico, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Australia
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2022
This paper presents an automated way to extract the damaged buildings images after earthquakes from social media platforms such as Twitter and thus identify the particular user posts containing such images.
Scientific Reports (Nature)

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Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointRT Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD)

National Platform

Turkey National Platform

National policies and plans

2020

The Strategic Plan for Climate Change Adaptation of Forestry is the first document of the General Directorate of Forestry on climate adaptation. This Plan aims at enhancing climate adaptation actions to assist the forestry sector to become more resilient

Turkey - government
2014

The Turkey National Disaster Response Plan (Türkiye Afet Müdahale Planı - TAMP in Turkish) outlines the roles and responsibilities for every involving party in disaster and emergency response situations to determine the basic principles of response plan

Turkey - government Ministry of Interior, Disaster and Emergency Management Authority
2012

The Disaster and Emergency Management Strategic Plan is a national plan covering the period 2013-2017, whose overall objective is to build a disaster resilient society. The Plan lays down goals, principles and objectives to be pursued by AFAD, which is an

Turkey - government Ministry of Interior, Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

Risk and governance profile(s)

Health and climate change - country profile 2022 - Turkey
2022
This report provides a summary of available evidence on climate hazards, health vulnerabilities, health impacts and progress to date in health sector efforts to realize a climate-resilient health system in Turkey.
World Health Organization United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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2021
This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by Turkey. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici