Our Vision & Mission


The main goal of the Civil Society Disaster Platform (CSDP) is to develop a network which operates at the national level and carries out projects in the areas of minimization of disaster risks and impact, and disaster and emergency management in Turkey.


To serve as an international platform whereby the civil actors of the disaster management system come together under the principles of international ethics and technological and disaster standards, and work in harmony and effectively during the pre and post disaster stages.

To emphasize the importance of the rights-based approach in disaster management by aiming to create a dialogue between civil societies and public institutions and to contribute to the efforts of affected social groups to utilize their human rights.

Endeavouring to increase awareness regarding internationally recognized standards and humanitarian aid principles and to improve the capacities of civil organizations.