February 15, 2022
In cooperation with JICA Turkey Office, Turkish Japanese Foundation, JICA Alumni and Eşit-İM (Equal to) Platform, an online seminar on " Climate Change and Preperadness for Disasters" was held on 15 February 2022. This seminar was specially organized for the volunteer teachers who took part in the Equal Opportunities Project (Esit-IM) , which aims to help increase the quality of education in many categories for the students studying in disadvantaged and advantageous schools in Turkey with equal opportunities, to support the education provided by the state. The seminar started the opening speeches by the 2nd Chairman of Turkish Japanese Foundation, Dr. Emin OZDAMAR, the President of JICA Alumni, Prof. Hasan H. ATAR and Chief Representative of JICA Turkey Office, IKURO Nobuhiro. In the seminar, meteorology and disaster management expert Prof. Dr. Mikdat KADIOĞLU shared an effective information. Prof. Dr. KADIOGLU stated that the observed and predicted effects of climate change in Turkey, the drought brought about by increasing temperature and decreasing precipitation show that we are facing a dangerous disaster and gave information about the precautions to be taken. The seminar, was followed by more than 50 teachers and the participants had the opportunity to ask questions to the subject expert.