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Turkey: Istanbul deploys earthquake-tsunami early warning system

14 Jun 2021, Daily Sabah

The first earthquake-tsunami observation system for Istanbul, a city where a “big one” is expected to hit in the near future, was opened recently.


    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:
    Ministry of Interior, 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.