Repair and Seismic retrofitting techniques of vernacular houses

Organizer(s) RedR - United Kingdom
Event language(s)
  • English

Learn how to propose effective strengthening measures for traditional buildings affected by earthquakes.

This training explores the different retrofitting measures that can be used for earthquake-affected vernacular houses and helps provide an understanding of how coordination and collaboration with a range of stakeholders (e.g., international actors, government entities, public service providers, etc) can help to deliver effective engineering solutions. This is a three day long training (1 session per day, 2.5 hours per session).


  1. Engineering in an ever-changing humanitarian setting
  2. Appropriate construction solutions for post-earthquake housing reconstruction
  3. Repair and seismic retrofitting of vernacular housing

Course Structure

The programme will be run over 3 days between the 15th April- 17th of April 2024.

Sessions will run between 9:00 and 11:30 UK time each day

Who should attend?

Disaster responders with basic understanding of engineering or architectural principles.

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