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 Nov 2015, TRF
Flooding is an annual phenomenon in Layyah district. But the flood-resilient homes in Sehar, which were mostly rebuilt in late 2010, survived, just as they did during heavy flooding in the three years from 2011 to 2013. 'Even though floods still strike our areas in a more intense and frequent manner, we remain safe,' said Zulekha Hussain, a villager who lives in one of the raised houses...
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