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Case Study Kobe Earthquake Location: Japan (Philippine Eurasian plate boarder)
Use of the
Case Study Earthquake case study rich part of Rich
the world-their specific causes;
primary and secondary effects;
immediate and long term
responses ­ the need to predict,
protect and prepare. YOU MAY

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-Know geologically active area
(basic prediction)
Prediction, -Earthquake drills conducted,
Protection emergency services trained
and -New buildings of Kansai airport
Preparation and Akashi bridge undamaged
(built to survive earthquake)
-Buildings built to 1981 code
survived the quake, earlier
buildings collapsed
-High rise buildings built apart to
stop Domino affects

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