Coping study on disaster resilient infrastructure

This study provides comprehensive analysis of the impact of natural hazards on infrastructure and discusses possibilities to improve its resilience and prevent disasters. It presents several disaster risk management measures to reduce risks caused by wind load, snow and ice avalanche, rock fall, landslide, impulse wave, earthquake, forest fire and flood.

The study describes effective technological solutions for improving infrastructural defence.

Date:
1999
Pages:
78 p.
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Themes:
Disaster Risk Management, Structural Safety, Critical Infrastructure
Hazards:
Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide, Avalanche, Wild Fire
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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