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.
16 Sep 2014, Economic Times, the
'The Himalayas are threatened like never before. Most pertinently, the immensity of the impact on life and property is entirely attributable to poor planning, bad governance and environmentally-destructive activities promoted and justified in the name of 'development',' writes Amitabha Pande in the Economic Times...
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