MarDiM Project (Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation in the Marmara Region and Disaster Education in Turkey)

2015 05 14_Presentation of the Project in Bursa

Prof. Yoshiyuki KANEDA, the project leader from the Japanese team, was invited to Smart Municipality Summit (ABZ: Akıllı Belediyecilik Zirvesi) which was held by Marmara Municipalities Union (Marmara Belediyeler Birliği).
The invited session was held on 14th May, 2015. The session was organized for a group, Effective Disaster Management in Smart Municipality. Prof. KANEDA presented the intention of the Project. A project member, Mr. Osman Kılıç, also had a presentation in the same session as representing the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
The media independently interviewed Prof. KANEDA and some newspapers put articles on the following day.
The articles were entitled "Need to Establish an Early Warning System for Tsunami".
It was reported that an efficient warning system is essential to reduce the possible loss in a case of disaster.