Technical Assistance To Enhance The Capacity of AFAD In The Adaptation and Reduction of Disaster Risks Resulting from The Climate Change In Turkey

Priority Area

Environmental Management for Sustainable Development / Environment and Climate Action


Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD)

Duration: start/end

30 months
March 2020 – September 2022

EU contribution (Euro)


Brief description of the project and main objectives

The purpose of the project is to determine the risks for potential disasters, to benefit from the findings for the efforts to reduce the losses and to build capacity in reducing risks and developing technical, financial and planning options for increasing the climate change adaptation capacity and the resilience of stakeholders in line with EU and international policies.


Ankara and pilot area(s) to be selected

Achieved results / expected outputs

Establishing necessary technical and human resources capacities to identify the potential hazards and risks and adaptation capacity associated with disasters to be induced by climate change in AFAD.
Increased local capacity and public awareness to prepare local disaster action plans to avoid, manage and adapt to disasters induced by climate change in the selected pilot regions.