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Earthquake risk mitigation - Seismic safety of individual houses (part 2)


This practical guide, prepared by UNDP Uzbekistan in collaboration with local architects, helps answer the question "How to build a seismic safe house?" by providing hands-on guidelines on seismic safe construction. The publication discusses building of safe brick, mud, clay, and wood houses, and comprises tips that home owners can use to improve the structural integrity of their home during construction.

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  • Themes:Structural Safety
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Uzbekistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29737

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