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Earthquake risk mitigation - Seismic safety of individual houses (part 1)


This practical guide, prepared by UNDP Uzbekistan in collaboration with local architects, is intended to provide house owners with important tips on seismic safety. It helps answer the question "Can your house withstand an earthquake?" by providing valuable guidelines on how to evaluate house seismic resistance and take practical steps to strengthen it with minimal expenses. It discusses seismic safety of brick, mud, clay and wood houses.

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  • Themes:Risk Identification & Assessment, Structural Safety
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Uzbekistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29736

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