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.
20 Jul 2016, CDKN
Shelter is often the single largest asset owned by individuals and families, and the failure of shelters to protect people from hazards is a significant risk to lives and livelihoods. Accordingly, modular, prebuilt homes are increasingly in demand. Experts in the prebuilt housing sector are exploring new ways in which a house can withstand climate-related disasters.
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Find or contribute curricular, extra-curricular and public awareness materials on disaster prevention and school safety for primary, secondary, vocational, community-based education and public awareness.