Building peace in the minds of men and women

Preparing Ourselves for Future Earthquakes

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 4 June 2013 - 9:00am to Friday, 7 June 2013 - 6:00pm
Peru, Lima
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

This workshop especially intends to examine the outcomes of recent major earthquakes: Japan 2011, Chile and Haiti 2010. Topics of particular interest will be discussed, including the safety issues of communities, public structure and housing safety (building codes). The system of post-earthquake investigation and other activities under the IPRED scheme will also be discussed.

On this occasion, the Sixth Session of the International Platform for Reducing Earthquake Disasters (IPRED) will also be held at the venue. A field visit to the earthquake-prone area of the Pisco is planned and will be hosted and sponsored by CISMID.