Latest Report on Impacts from CEDIM

November 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Social & Economic Impacts

The CEDIM Forensic Earthquake Analysis Group has prepared a follow-up report for the Eastern Turkey earthquake of October 23, 2011:  Comparing the current impact of the Van Earthquake to past earthquakes in Eastern Turkey. This report contains improved information on the earthquake source, ground...

Report on Shelter Needs from CEDIM Forensic EQ Analysis Group

October 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Social & Economic Impacts

The Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM) at Karlsruher Institut für Technologie  has prepared a series of reports on this event as part of a new Forensic Disaster Analysis (FDA) program. The reports rely on real-time resources such as seismological services, real-time...

Social media mobilizes for homeless earthquake victims in Van

Credit: This article was originally posted by Today’s Zaman here A campaign that journalist Ahmet Tezcan introduced on his Twitter account to provide accommodation for those who lost their homes to Sunday’s earthquake in Van has created a great impact on social media in Turkey, with many...