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As part of efforts to prepare for a major earthquake, Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu has launched what officials describe as the city’s “roadmap for disaster preparedness.”
Cable News Network
This report provides an early and preliminary estimate of the direct damage costs caused by these earthquakes, which in turn will inform the response of the World Bank Group and its partners and support planning for recovery and reconstruction.
World Bank, the
This is an editorial which explores the key lessons from the 2023 Türkiye–Syria earthquakes in relation to building design and construction.
Fire (MDPI)

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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

The Local Disaster Risk Reduction Plan is a plan that reveals the catastrophic nature of the province and the possible effects of disasters and shows the actions to be taken without disasters in order to minimize these effects in the form of actions.
Ministry of Interior, Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

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

The National Action Programme to Combat Desertification aims at identifying reasons of desertification and responses for solving problems with the participation of state, local organizations, land-owners and local people. The National Action Programme to

Turkey - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

Cover- Türkiye VNR MTR
Türkiye's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Turkey - government
Health and climate change - country profile 2022 - Turkey
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