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Bangladesh

Bangladesh: What will happen when the big one hits?

14 Nov 2017, DT

With development on sand-filled land in recent times, Dhaka has been consistently named one of the riskiest cities in the world for an earthquake. The second most densely populated city in the world, Dhaka has very few earthquake resilient buildings. To increase resilience, the city needs to start enforcing already existing building codes.




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