Preparation for an Earthquake in the Megacity Istanbul
This chapter addresses the importance of involving and ensuring the active participation of individuals and communities in disaster mitigation and preparedness activities. The key question of this chapter is: What are the factors affecting action regarding mitigation of damage due to earthquakes and earthquake preparedness at the individual level in Istanbul? The chapter is based on the literature review carried out by the author for a study in Istanbul3.
KeywordsDisaster Management Disaster Risk Reduction Preparedness Activity Earthquake Preparedness Disaster Mitigation
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