Saturday, May 9, 2009

Preparing for the BIG ONE

The key to reducing the impact of earthquake hazards is disaster preparedness and mitigation. Since the Philippines is an earthquake country, it is important to prepare against seismic hazards. This video poses some questions and tips to consider with regards to design and construction of structures, seismic assessment and retrofitting and community disaster preparedness. PHIVOLCS tips before, during and after an earthquake are also presented.
This video is part of the author's photo-video, "Understanding Earthquakes and Disasters: Photo-video presentations for public awareness and education", a project supported by the University Research Coordination Office (URCO) of DLSU - Manila.

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