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Shockproof: Rethinking Earthquake Resiliency

Shockproof: Rethinking Earthquake Resiliency

By Kris Hartley — The Mark News — Western know-how can help developing nations withstand and recover from earthquakes. But to be most effective, there has to be an understanding about the facts on the ground: Modern building standards can help, but indigenous knowledge of local geography, traditional building methods and […]

Prefab Classrooms for Ayacucho Schools Damaged by Quake

Prefab Classrooms for Ayacucho Schools Damaged by Quake

The Ministry of Education began setting up 32 prefabricated schoolrooms this week, at schools in Ayacucho that suffered damages in the August 24 earthquake. The transport of an additional 26 prefab facilities that are still required in the area is to be covered by the regional and local governments. Damages […]

Peru Approves States of Emergency in Quake-Hit Zone

Peru Approves States of Emergency in Quake-Hit Zone

Peru’s government approved a state of emergency for parts of the country’s south that were hit by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Wednesday, daily La Republica reported. The measure is to be in place for 60 days in the province of Caraveli and the district of Yanaquihua in Arequipa region, […]

Earthquake Rattles Ucayali Region in Eastern Peru

Earthquake Rattles Ucayali Region in Eastern Peru

An earthquake measuring 6º on the Richter scale shook the central jungle of Ucayali region at 9:47 am on Saturday, 45km from Aguaytia, in the Padre Abad province.  The Aguaytia gas fields and the Aguaytia Thermoelectric Plant are locateed in the area. The earthquake occurred 146 km underground and was […]

by · November 10, 2012 · 0 comments · Feature