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Law No. 5902 on the establishment and duties of the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2009
This law represents the overall framework for disaster risk management in Turkey. Its most important functions include requiring the government to establish a High Council on Disaster and Emergency in the office of the Prime Minister, or in a line ministry, in order to create disaster plans, programs, and reports, as well as assigning responsibility for implement emergency response, risk management, and risk assessment to the Department of Planning and Mitigation.


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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