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Disaster mitigation strategies in Tehran, Iran

Disaster mitigation strategies in Tehran, Iran Tehran is a city with about ten million people living or commuting in and out of it on a daily basis. The history of the region indicates strong earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 and higher, with a return period of 175 years. With the constant threat of strong earthquakes, the city of Tehran and the scientific body have joined together to prepare and implement a comprehensive plan for different aspects of the earthquake reduction policies. Focuses only on the disaster mitigation strategies for the city of Tehran. The policy framework for the disaster mitigation involves: engineering and construction; physical planning; economic planning; policy guidance; and public response. Explains the general plan as well as the results obtained. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Disaster Prevention and Management Emerald Publishing

Disaster mitigation strategies in Tehran, Iran

Disaster Prevention and Management , Volume 9 (3): 8 – Aug 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0965-3562
DOI
10.1108/09653560010335194
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Abstract

Tehran is a city with about ten million people living or commuting in and out of it on a daily basis. The history of the region indicates strong earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 and higher, with a return period of 175 years. With the constant threat of strong earthquakes, the city of Tehran and the scientific body have joined together to prepare and implement a comprehensive plan for different aspects of the earthquake reduction policies. Focuses only on the disaster mitigation strategies for the city of Tehran. The policy framework for the disaster mitigation involves: engineering and construction; physical planning; economic planning; policy guidance; and public response. Explains the general plan as well as the results obtained.

Journal

Disaster Prevention and ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 2000

Keywords: Iran; Disaster prevention; Disaster management

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