Preparing Ourselves for Future Earthquakes

When :

from Tuesday 4 June, 2013
to Saturday 8 June, 2013

Type of event :

Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Where :

Lima, Peru

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.