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Earthquake strengthen yopur house: ways to make your house better cope with earthquakes


This guide explains the things that can be done to make a house in New Zealand more resilient to earthquakes. It describes the stresses that earthquakes place on houses, and some risk factors that might make a house more or less susceptible to damage. It also gives practical guidance on things a residential property owner can do to his house that may reduce the risk of damage in an earthquake.

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  • Themes:Structural Safety, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:New Zealand

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28774

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