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Philippines: DoST-PHIVOLCS launches Metro Davao earthquake maps

16 Apr 2019, Business World

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has launched the "Metro Davao Site Response Atlas", which provides maps and information that can be used by engineers for designing buildings in consideration of earthquake risk. The atlas reinforces the existing data provided by the city government and will make designing resilient buildings more cost-effective.



Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.