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[Nature has its own ways of expressing itself and natural phenomena have always been a wonder to mankind. Many natural processes are looked upon as natural disasters mainly because human beings have not been able to respond to them appropriately. Earthquake is one such disaster that has affected...
[Someday, an earthquake may strike the place you live in. Scientists cannot tell you when this will happen, whether it will be next year or during your grandchildren’s lifetime. When that day comes, your community must be ready to face it. Seismic safety must not only be integrated into...
[Earthquake preparedness is not a part of the public consciousness even in the vulnerable regions of India. There are many things that individuals and communities residing in seismically active regions can do that will reduce the havoc and loss during a quake. These steps can be a complementary...
[This chapter presents the development of a survey based tool specific to India, to assess the earthquake preparedness level of individual, families and communities residing in earthquake prone regions.]
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