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Seminar On The Effect of Disaster Risk On Critical Infrastructures and Business Continuity, 7-8 November 2022, İstanbul

Submitted by igor.martinovic on 10, Jan 2023

The objective of the seminar was to share practical examples on business continuity planning and critical infrastructure protection in context of disaster management. During the days of the seminar member states had valuable exchange on industrial accidents prevention and discussed options for future collaboration. Each country contributed by making a presentation to the seminar attended by representatives of 9 DPPI member  countries, including Türkiye. The opening speeches of the seminar were made by Ercan AKAR, İstanbul AFAD Provincial Director and Gökhan YILMAZ, Head of AFAD Presidency Risk Determination and Prevention Department. Country representatives also visited the İstanbul Provincial AFAD Training Center and a briefing on disaster education was made by the center director. During the visit the participants had the chance to see the earthquake simulator, observe a flood simulation and visit the rescue dogs training center.