Structural Safety

The "Earthquake Risk Reduction and Prevention Planning Project" was launched with the joint intervention of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Daily Sabah
Outdated construction killed more people in Turkey and Syria than the earthquakes themselves.
Popular Science
This report constitutes the EU-level technical guidance on adapting buildings to climate change.
European Union
AI Learning and Artificial Intelligence Concept.
Being able to withstand hurricane-force winds is the key to a long life for many buildings on the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast of the U.S. Determining the right level of winds to design for is tricky business, but support from AI may offer a solution.
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Worker on a roof in Mozambique
For the last 12 years, UN-Habitat has been working with the government of Mozambique on the Safer Schools Initiative to increase climate resilience of education facilities.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
As part of efforts to prepare for a major earthquake, Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu has launched what officials describe as the city’s “roadmap for disaster preparedness.”
Cable News Network
Structural and civil engineers from the UK have travelled to Turkey to help to investigate the damage caused by last month's powerful earthquake.
British Broadcasting Corporation
This is an editorial which explores the key lessons from the 2023 Türkiye–Syria earthquakes in relation to building design and construction.
Fire (MDPI)
Every country has hundreds of rules and regulations surrounding the construction of buildings. In countries such as Chile and Japan, which face regular earthquakes, many extra rules have been put in place to ensure buildings can withstand these disasters.
World Economic Forum
Just over a month after the Auckland flood, and three weeks on from Cyclone Gabrielle hitting the North Island, the scale of the disasters and the rebuild is clear – as is a sense of being in limbo for those worst affected.
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