Calculation of the Index of Turkey’xxs Vulnerability in Natural Disasters

BOSTAN S., Yaprak U.

Eurasian Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.16, no.3, pp.102-111, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/eajem.2017.30316
  • Journal Name: Eurasian Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.102-111
  • Keywords: Disaster, vulnerability, Turkey, data envelopment analysis
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the vulnerability levels of Turkey in terms of natural disasters and to guide decision makers and strategists in this field. In the study, disaster data obtained for 1987-2011 were used, and the disaster of type was most observed in our country.