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Karsiyaka - Turkey

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Karsiyaka, the 5th most populous district in Izmir, Turkey, is an area that usually encounters significant earthquake, heatwave, and flood risks. Despite these challenges, Karsiyaka boasts rich natural and historical-cultural heritage

Through innovative strategies and collaborative efforts, RESILIAGE envisions Karsiyaka as a model for urban resilience, where disaster risk reduction goes hand in hand with the preservation of its natural and cultural legacy. The adaptive governance plans are poised to empower the community, ensuring it is well-prepared to face the challenges of the future.

  • SyRI framework: Adaptive Governance
  • Main Hazards: Heatwaves;
  • Other Hazards: Earthquakes, Floods 
First round of onsite activities in Turkey, between the 3 and 4 May 2024