Natural disasters are impact indicators and technological accidents are pressure indicators. According to Natural Disaster Archive Data Bank of Turkey (TABB), 27,035 disasters occurred between 1990 and 2017 (highway/vehicle accidents excluded). When disaster numbers have been evaluated between 1990 and 2017, it was seen that landslides took the first place by 7616 (28.2%). This was followed by 2705 (10%) urban fires and other fires, 1871 (6.9%) earthquakes (constituting damage).
27,118 people have lost their lives between 1990 and 2017 by disasters occurred in Turkey (highway/vehicle accidents not included). The highest death occurred by earthquakes (constituting damage) with a number of 24,348 (89.8%).
GRAPH 129- TYPE AND THE OCCURANCES OF DISASTERS AND THE NUMBER OF DEATH
ACCORDING TO NATIONAL DISASTER ARCHIVE DATA BANK OF TURKEY (TABB) BETWEEN 1990-2017
Note: highway/vehicle accidents excluded