A view on how to mitigate earthquake damages in Turkey from a civil engineering perspective
Hayri Baytan Ozmen
Department of Civil Engineering, Usak University, Usak, Turkey
Civil engineering education;
Earthquakes are natural events that turns into disasters in our country due to faults made in construction of structures. In order to prevent this, we need to determine solutions and act accordingly. The author wrote this paper to humbly share his knowledge and ideas on the subject with the public and his colleagues and encourage more discussions on the subjects. The mentioned points include views on the common public earthquake debates, main reason of damages being inadequacies in having healthy civil engineering services, the importance of informing and taking into consideration of the feelings of the suffered people, shortages of official damage assessment procedures, the necessity for unique building identifier and a fixed financial aid policy, suggestions on the civil engineering education, and how essential the proficient engineering concept is for robust construction of the structures.
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