DISASTER RISK SENDAI FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES HAZARDS KNOWLEDGE BASE
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Turkey

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say

2 Aug 2019, Reuters

Despite protests of potential risks such as water shortages, flooding and displacements, Turkey is filling a hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:President of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 530 266 0101


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Website: http://www.afad.gov.tr
  • Contact:President of Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency
  • Phone:+90 312 258 2323 +90 530 266 0101


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

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.