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March 6th, 2011
Satellite-Based System to Minimise Earthquake Damage

Earthquake vulnerability tests have been conducted in some 19,000 buildings in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet, the disaster management minister tells parliament. “All the buildings will be examined step by step. Moreover, initiatives have been taken to develop a digital GIS database on the buildings of the three major cities,” Abdur Razzaque said on Sunday. The database on buildings and other structures would be prepared based on satellite images, he added in reply to a query from Noagaon-2 MP Mohammad Shahiduzzaman Sarker. Read More