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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan

Discusses the building construction found in the earthquake affected area in Northen Pakistan and the reasons and causes for large scale destruction to the buildings and infrastructure. Suggestes...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This book presents the concepts, procedures, and code provisions that are currently being used to make structures as earthquake resistant as is presently feasible. The book begins by describing...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Earthquake falls in the category of hazards which have low frequency probability ofoccurrence in a given area but highly disastrous consequences. The occurrence of anearthquake cannot be prevented...

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To reduce vulnerabilities to future earthquakes, it is very important to have a clear understanding of how and why the buildings failed in the previous one. This knowledge is necessary to...

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Sector(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan

Early recovery is about shifting the focus from saving lives to restoring livelihoods, thuseffectively preventing recurrence of disasters and harnessing conditions for human development.One month...

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This briefing paper provides a synthesis of key lessons learned from relief responses to past earthquakes. The main intended audiences are operational decision-makers and relief Program managers...

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Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This paper aims to contribute to the discussion on disaster management reconstruction through an exploration of local perceptions of housing reconstruction in the aftermath of the earthquake that...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

On August 17, 1999 an earthquake measuring 7. 4 on the Richter scale at 3: 00 am. devastated the Marmara region of Turkey. Over 15, 000 lives have been lost and there is extensive damage to Turkey...

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This paper aims to provide a distillation of the learning from thirty years of humanitarian response to earthquakes. It concentrates on issues of particular relevance in earthquakes. \nThe paper...

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Contains the information of overall study and its results; that is the background information of this study, earthquake damage scenario, and master plan and action plans for safer Metropolitan...

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