School children are most vulnerable when an earthquake strikes, and many casualties occur. However, there are measures for safeguard. See video to know more.
Hospitals are the most important buildings after an earthquake strikes. Hospitals treat the injured and wounded people and therefore it is important that hospitals remain functional even after a big earthquake. What can be done to ensure hospital safety? See video to know more.
In the past few years numerous flat-slab office buildings have been constructed. These buildings are prone to collapse in the event of an earthquake. But there are safety measures that can provide a buffer against odds. See video to know more.
Many high-rise buildings have been constructed in Indian cities over the past few years. Are these buildings earthquake resistant? See video to know more.
Dampers is one such technology that can be used in old and new buildings. Dampers absorb earthquake shock, are maintenance free, and come with a warranty of 35 years. Most importantly, dampers do not increase the cost of a building instead decrease the construction cost. When you buy a house, do ask, does the building have dampers?