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Guidelines on strengthening self-built rural dwellings against earthquakes and wind

  • Title in original language:Cartilla breve para refuerzo de la vivienda rural de autoconstrucción contra sismo y viento
  • Organization:Centro Nacional de Prevencion de Desastres (CENAPRED), Mexico - gov
  • Author:Pacheco, Miguel Angel; Corona, Leonardo Flores; Lopez Bitiz, Oscar Alberto; Reyes salinas, Carlos
  • Year of publication:2005
  • Type:Booklet (<30 pages)
  • Language:Spanish
  • Audience:Adults - General Public
  • Location:UNESCO, Paris

This booklet provides guidance on techniques to reinforce houses in rural communities against earthquakes and strong wind, indicating the usual consequences these phenomena have on the buildings. It also details the advantages and disadvantages of each technique.

Keywords

  • Themes:Education & School Safety, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Structural Safety
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Americas, Mexico

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/4350

 


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