Earthquakes without frontiers

“There are going to be around a billion new homes built across Asia over the next 10 years – let’s build them so they are safe.”

The Alpine–Himalayan belt, which stretches from the Mediterranean to the Pacific, is one of the world’s most seismically active regions. Now, a combination of earth science, social science and education is being used to help the region become more resilient to earthquakes, protecting lives and property.

Read more » University of Cambridge
http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/earthquakes-without-frontiers
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