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close this bookDisaster Mitigation - Trainer's Guide - 1st Edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 53 p.)
close this folderPART ONE: MITIGATION CONCEPTS (1 hour)
View the document2. An epidemiological approach
View the document3. Hazards and their effect
View the document4. Floods and water hazards
View the document5. Earthquakes
View the document6. Volcanic eruption
View the document7. Land instabilities
View the document8. Strong winds
View the document9. Technological hazards
View the document10. Drought and desertification

5. Earthquakes


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ELEMENTS AT RISK

MAIN MITIGATION STRATEGIES


Residents of densely spaced, weak buildings


Engineering of seismically resistant structures


Unreinforced concrete and masonry structures


Control of land use in seismic areas


Tall buildings


Insurance


Roads and other infrastructure