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23 Aug 2017 description

The Forum has engaged a broad range of stakeholders including Governments, the UN, parliamentarians, mayors, intergovernmental organizations, scientific and academic institutions, private businesses, NGOs, community based organizations and others. The multi-stakeholder engagement strengthens our approach as we consider all perspectives to identify, and avoid to the extent possible, the creation of new risks, as called for by the Sendai Framework.

11 Dec 2003 description

International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation (IBC) and its partners, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and D=FCzce Municipality have completed the houses provided free to 168 families whom were the victims of 1999 earthquakes. The construction of D=FCzce Beyciler Self Help Housing Project has been one of the biggest achivements in the region.

15 Aug 2003 description
report American Red Cross

August 15, 2003 -- In less than one minute on the hot summer night of August 17, 1999, the lives of the Turkish people changed forever. A massive 7.4 earthquake rocked the city of Gölc=FCk and the surrounding areas at 3:02 a.m., as millions of unsuspecting residents lay sleeping.

16 Aug 2002 description
report UN General Assembly

Fifty-seventh session
Item 21 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of emergency
humanitarian assistance of the United Nations
Emergency response to disasters

08 Mar 2002 description
report Rotary

Praises earthquake reconstruction projects

08 Feb 2002 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target: CHF 21,559,000
Period covered: 1 November - 31 December; last Programme
Update (no. 5) issued 21 December 2001

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 100.8%

Outstanding needs: None

Operational Developments:

21 Dec 2001 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target: CHF 21,559,000
Period covered: 1 September - 31 October 2001; last Programme
Update (Situation Report No.4) issued 19 October 2001

"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 102.4%

Related Appeals: N/A

Outstanding needs: None

Operational Developments

14 Dec 2001 description

Press release: EXT 2001/046

Luxembourg, 14 December 2001 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 185 million (1) for works in Turkey to improve living-conditions in Eskisehir, in Mid-Anatolia, and for private sector, with special emphasis in the regions devastated by the earthquakes in 1999, as part of the rehabilitation and reconstruction works.

19 Nov 2001 description

Silver Spring, Maryland -The Orta Relief Project, undertaken by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) following an earthquake in June 2000, has been completed. Approximately 7,300 people live in the city of Orta, and the province has another five towns and 22 villages.

13 Jun 2001 description

Capacity building through training programmes has become the central focus on the list of priorities for the Turkish Red Crescent Society (TRCS) in 2001. With the help of the International Federation and sister national societies, the TRCS has embarked on an intensive training programme including disaster preparedness and first aid training. The reconstruction of the Kandira water pipeline has been completed. Other reconstruction and rehabilitation projects are on schedule and subject to close monitoring and assessment.

26 Apr 2001 description
report World Relief

WHEATON, Ill., April 26, 2001 - After the initial shock of the quakes that rattled Turkey in August and November of 1999 and the relief work that followed, World Relief remains in the country, helping Turkish communities and bolstering the Turkish church.