"Building safety should become a priority in countries vulnerable to natural hazards"

Examples in Algeria, Afghanistan, Colombia, India, Turkey, and, Nepal show that the building code enforcement and the political commitment in constructing safe schools can offer many lessons learned to other countries at high seismic risk. “ We need to use this existing knowledge, expertise and resources to build hazard resistant buildings,” says Salvano Briceño.
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