International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Disaster Management in Turkish Case: Politics, Institutions and the Process of (UN) Learning
Asst. Prof. Dr. Baris Övgün

Disaster management is not addressed the issue of a development in our country and this issue is always tackled as recovery management after disasters. Whereas in this study the disaster management is assessed a fact that is closely related to development problem in terms of both organizational and legal arrangements. Its main argument is that disaster management is a process which depends on political decisions, level of development and the existing social and political culture. The problems that Turkey faces in disaster management are typical of a developing country. In other words, the disaster management is not only evaluated as within the framework of existing organizational arrangement and the steps that should be taken are analyzed within the framework of the existing problem areas.

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