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Training Workshop on "Construction of Earthquake-Resistant Buildings: From Code to Practice"
Start Date: Oct 13, 2008
End Date: Oct 16, 2008
Venue: Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Description: Project "Housing Earthquake Safety Initiatives (HESI)"

Project Goals & Objectives:
HESI aims to improve the structural safety of houses to provent damage and safeguard people's lives, property and livelihood from earthquakes through effective implementation of building safety regulations.

The objectives of the Training Workshop are:
- To provide participants with practical knowledge on construction of earthquake-resistant buildings in compliance with provisions of the Indonesian building code and other proven safe practices; 
- To familiarize participants with simple retrofitting techniques and their importance; and 
- To enable participants to carry out simple material testing and vulnerability checking.

UNCRD Disaster Management Planning Hyogo Office
E-mail: rep@hyogo.uncrd.or.jp

Website: http://www.hyogo.uncrd.or.jp/
Created By: UNCRD
Organizers: UNCRD
Participation Requirements: By Invitation

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