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Journal Article

Citation

Jurukovski D. Ren. Fail. 1997; 19(5): 621-632.

Affiliation

Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia.

Copyright

(Copyright © 1997, Informa - Taylor and Francis Group)

DOI

unavailable

PMID

9380881

Abstract

Earthquakes are one of the most destructive of all natural disasters. This article discusses the consequences of earthquakes on material property. In addition, measures for the control and reduction of the consequences of earthquakes are described. Emphasis is placed on appropriate preparation by the general population and the need for a rapid and efficient response of governmental agencies. Finally, the experience of the staff of the Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology in minimizing the consequences of earthquakes is described.


Language: en

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