Reducing the Effects of an Earthquake

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  • Reducing the Impacts of Earthquakes
    • Prediction
      • Impossible to predict
      • Clues that an earthquake will take place
        • Small tremors
        • Cracks in rocks
        • Strange animal behaviour
    • Building Techniques
      • Stronger materials such as reinforced concrete
      • Special foundations that absorb the earthquake's energy
    • Planning
      • Lower building density in Earthquake prone areas
      • Fire breaks to stop the spread of fire
      • Emergency services that are prepared and trained to deal with earthquakes
      • Planned evacuation routes
    • Education
      • How to respond to an earthquake
      • Prepare a survival kit
    • Aid
      • Aid to LEDCs from MEDCs or NGOs
        • Food
          • Reduce deaths
            • Money
            • Water
        • Water
        • Money
        • People
          • Reduce deaths
      • Sustainability
        • Not effective and therefore sustainable
          • Prediction
            • Impossible to predict
            • Clues that an earthquake will take place
              • Small tremors
              • Cracks in rocks
              • Strange animal behaviour
        • Environmentally friendly and effective
          • Building Techniques
            • Stronger materials such as reinforced concrete
            • Special foundations that absorb the earthquake's energy
          • Education
            • How to respond to an earthquake
            • Prepare a survival kit
          • Planning
            • Lower building density in Earthquake prone areas
            • Fire breaks to stop the spread of fire
            • Emergency services that are prepared and trained to deal with earthquakes
            • Planned evacuation routes
          • Aid
            • Aid to LEDCs from MEDCs or NGOs
              • Food
                • People
            • Expensive
              • Cost effective
              • By James Tooby

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