Earthquake Protection for Poor People's Houses

Adopting the sophisticated building regulations of the developed world in poor countries has done little to prevent poor people's housing from collapsing in earthquakes. Theo Schilderman suggests, however, that there are many ways of making stone and adobe buildings better able to resist earthquakes which are within the reach of people on low incomes.

Collections Disaster Mitigation Practical Answers Reconstruction Response and Reconstruction United Kingdom
Issue Date 1990
Format Fact Sheet
Rights Holders Practical Action