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.
8 Oct 2015, UNISDR; UNISDR AP
Ms. Wahlström said: 'Today we remember all 87,000 people who lost their lives in Pakistan on October 8, 2005 and our thoughts are particularly with those who lost children in that tragedy which occurred at 8.50 a.m. not long after the school day had begun. A school should be second only to the family home as the safest place on earth for a child'...
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