Turkey : Flood, Landslide : 2021/08/12
|Country or District||Turkey|
|Outline||Heavy rainfall has been affecting the western Black Sea region in Turkey (in particular Bartin, Kastamonu, Sinop, and Karabuk Provinces) since 10 August 2021, causing floods and triggering landslides that have resulted in casualties and widespread damage.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Turkey – 77 Dead, 34 Still Missing in Floods
According to the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD), 70 people have died (60 in Kastamonu City, 9 in Sinop City, 1 in Bartin City) and more than 360 people are affected, with 7 people receiving hospital treatment.
The Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) reports, as of 13 August, 27 fatalities, 25 across Kastamonu Province and two in Sinop Province. The same source reports one person still missing in Bartin Province.
Sentinel Asia 2021/08/11
Flood and Landslide in Turkey on 11 August, 2021