Any physical construction to reduce or avoid possible impacts of hazards, or application of engineering techniques to achieve hazard-resistance and resilience in structures or systems.
27 May 2015, csmonitor.com
The next time a big storm rolls over the Philippines, at least one city hopes to be prepared, reports Christian Science Monitor. The southern urban center of Dapitan — about 200 miles from Tacloban, where Typhoon Haiyan did its worst in 2013 — may soon be home to 200 new dome-shaped, disaster-resilient houses...
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