Structural safety

Structural safety

Building codes, building standards, building materials, construction, retrofitting.

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This is the voluntary contribution of the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure
Volunteers support reconstruction work in Macrohon after typhoon Rai
Iloilo City’s Participatory Housing and Urban Development project demonstrates that it is possible to build resilient cities and homes while improving the quality-of-life for the urban poor.
World Resources Institute
Damaged bridge after the floods in the Ahr valley in Germany in 2021.
With climate change exacerbating the impact of disaster vulnerabilities, the LAC region urgently needed capacity to assess the safety of built structures following disasters. With the IAEA’s help, the region has achieved self-reliance in these capacities.
International Atomic Energy Agency
Chicago has experienced more frequent and severe storms in recent decades, putting immigrants and low income Chicagoans living in basement units at increased risk of flooding.
Inside Climate News
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2022
This report describes the gender-responsive structural vulnerabilities assessment of 3 schools and 1 madrasah of Nageshawri Upazila of Kurigram district foreseeing to assess the structural vulnerabilities of 4 targeted schools of the GRSCSI project.
Plan International Eco-Social Development Organization
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have developed a method to assess the ability of buildings in the Himalyan region to withstand earthquakes.
Times of India, the
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2022
This paper explores the essential requirements for achieving building safety in general, followed by consideration specific to achieving the climate resilience benefits anticipated through the use of building energy codes.
International Code Council
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2022
The Guidelines are based on the findings of two prior surveys and provide a framework for jurisdictions around the world to consider as they work to effectively integrate future‑focused climate science into building codes and standards.
International Code Council