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Are we prepared for an earthquake?

Two earthquakes had hit Haiti and Chile with a gap of over a month in 2010.

‘Quality of construction materials should be maintained to build earthquake-resilient structures’

The fear of earthquakes—often referred to as “seismophobia”—is likely to increase with the expansion of construction projects and rapid urbanisation. Therefore, assessing earthquake risks before...

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

Are we prepared for an earthquake?

Two earthquakes had hit Haiti and Chile with a gap of over a month in 2010.

June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019

‘Quality of construction materials should be maintained to build earthquake-resilient structures’

The fear of earthquakes—often referred to as “seismophobia”—is likely to increase with the expansion of construction projects and rapid urbanisation. Therefore, assessing earthquake risks before...