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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/dpm-01-2013-0008
  • Journal Name: DISASTER PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • 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.