Alternative Title

Paper No. 12.01

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Date

12 Mar 1998, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Abstract

The focus of this paper is on earthquakes and earthquake-resilient communities in the United States. The paper describes what we have learned from the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) and how we can build upon these experiences as we continue working toward the worldwide goal of natural-hazard-resilient cities in the 21st century.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Meeting Name

4th Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1998 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Toward Earthquake Resilient Cities in the 21st Century: Reduction of Community Vulnerability

St. Louis, Missouri

The focus of this paper is on earthquakes and earthquake-resilient communities in the United States. The paper describes what we have learned from the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) and how we can build upon these experiences as we continue working toward the worldwide goal of natural-hazard-resilient cities in the 21st century.