SURE is project partner in the EU-funded project “Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment of Urban Coastal Districts in İzmir”
Dear SURE members, we are glad to inform you that the project titled “Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment of Urban Coastal Districts in İzmir,” funded by the European Union and the Republic of Türkiye through the IPA II – Climate Change Adaptation Grant Programme, will be conducted collaboratively by the Ege University Department of Landscape Architecture and the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE).
In a span of 18 months, researchers from Türkiye, Romania, and Austria will jointly assess the vulnerability of Izmir’s coastal districts to climate hazards, such as urban floods, high temperatures, and storm surges. In the project, additionally to sectoral vulnerability assessments, capacity building activities to local people, civil society, central and local governments, private sector, and universities will be carried out. These activities will be focused on both climate risks and Nature-based Solutions for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. …READ MORE