Knowledge Notes on Structural Measures

Part of a series of notes developed by the World Bank and the Government of Japan that analyze and synthesize what worked, what did not, and why in the response to the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, offering recommendations for developing countries that face similar risks and vulnerabilities.

The notes were prepared by more than 40 Japanese and international experts, assisted by 50 advisers and reviewers. The team included developing country practitioners, academic experts, and government officials.

This set of notes focuses on structural measures to advance disaster risk management and was published in Septmeber 2012.

Structural Measures against Tsunamis, Building Performance, Hydro-meteorological Disasters Associated with Tsunamis and Earthquakes, Multifunctional Structures, Protecting Significant and Sensitive Facilities
http://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/Data/wbi/wbicms/files/drupal-acquia/wbi/drm_kn1-1.pdf, http://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/Data/wbi/wbicms/files/drupal-acquia/wbi/drm_kn1-2.pdf, http://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/Data/wbi/wbicms/files/drupal-acquia/wbi/drm_kn1-3.pdf, http://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/Data/wbi/wbicms/files/drupal-acquia/wbi/drm_kn1-4.pdf, http://wbi.worldbank.org/wbi/Data/wbi/wbicms/files/drupal-acquia/wbi/drm_kn1-5.pdf

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