Survey report on the reconstruction following the earthquake in Marmara, Turkey on August 17, 1999
The earthquake which occurred in the north-western part of the Republic of Turkey on August 17, 1999 (magnitude: 7.8) was a major disaster, claiming over 17,000 lives and leaving approximately 32,000 injured in and around Izmit in the Marmara region (as of November 1999; figures issued by the Government of Turkey). This report provides tables with data and statistics documenting damage to infrastructure, an overview of response activities, and inventory of recovery and reconstruction efforts.
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