[Webinar] Advancing the Seismic Resilience Agenda in India


Earthquakes have resulted in the deaths of more people than any other natural hazards in India. 59% of lands and 79% of population (1.07 billion) are at moderate to severe earthquake risk due to unplanned and unregulated urban development. The country has imminent risk of great earthquakes in Himalayas in addition to intraplate events. The Government of India has renewed its commitment to advance the seismic resilience of the country over the next decade in partnership with the World Bank. Currently, the Government is designing the proposed Comprehensive National Earthquake Risk Mitigation Project which invests in a series of diverse activities from improving the resilience of buildings and infrastructure; Early Warning System; governance, policies and institutional capacities; community resilience; risk financing strategy for both public and private entities including adaptive social protection that serves as a safety net for the communities. The recently experienced swarms of small

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