Earthquake experience and preparedness in Turkey


ORAL M., Yenel A., ORAL E., Aydin N., TUNCAY T.

DISASTER PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT, vol.24, no.1, pp.21-37, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/dpm-01-2013-0008
  • Title of Journal : DISASTER PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.21-37

Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to measure and compare the level of earthquake preparedness of individuals living in Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, evaluate whether prior earthquake experience has an impact on earthquake preparedness and discuss the cultural factors that may play a role in determining the level of preparedness.