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Pakistan builds earthquake-resistant solar homes

12 Jun 2014, TRF

'We need structural mitigation and engineering solutions to combat earthquakes and other natural disasters,' said Aziz Jamali, director of the project being run by the Baluchistan government, adding that with an average of 114 earthquakes hitting Pakistan each year, the country is behind only Japan and Turkey as one of the countries most vulnerable to tremors...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2010 18,102,327
Flood 2005 7,000,450
Flood 1992 6,655,450
Flood 1992 6,184,418
Earthquake* 2005 5,128,309
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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