The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak occurred in China and spread to the whole world in a short period of time. The WHO (World Health Organization) named the viral disease as COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2) on February 11, 2020. As per the reports till 16th August 2022, there have been 588,757,628 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 6,433,794 deaths, reported to WHO. As of 8th August 2022, a total of 12,355,390,461 vaccine doses have been administered. The Pandemic, a type of biological disaster, is a phenomenon that requires proactive approach and successful risk management. In this study, the risk-emergency management implemented by Turkey and some other countries during the COVID-19 pandemic is examined, and it aims to contribute to the pandemic risk management issues/studies that need to be implemented in the future.
COVID-19 Turkey, Pandemic, Risk Management, COVID-19