Earthquake-prone buildings explained

An Infrastructure News article.

What is an earthquake-prone building, what are your responsibilities as a building owner and what support is there available?

A building, or part of a building, is earthquake prone if it is likely to collapse and cause injury or death, or damage to another property, in a moderate earthquake. An earthquake-prone building can only withstand one third of the earthquake shaking that a new building at the same site could take.

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