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Earthquake preparedness guide


This bilingual guide book highlights that we can't avoid future earthquakes, but preparedness and safe building construction practices can certainly reduce the extend of damage and loss. To take necessary action it is mandatory for every citizen to have elementary knowledge of earthquake, forces acting on structures, remedial measures to be taken for structural safety and knowledge of do's and don'ts before, during and after an earthquake.
This guide will serve as a reference tools to sensitize citizens about the issues of concerning preparedness measures for an earthquake.

Keywords

  • Themes:Critical Infrastructure, Information Management, Structural Safety
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/31286

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