National Workshop on Earthquake Preparedness in India - Conference Proceedings

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a two-day national workshop on earthquake preparedness in India on October 25 and 26, 2018. This workshop was organised in association with the Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

The workshop’s objectives were to have in-depth discussions with professionals, experts and academicians on issues like vulnerability, mitigation measures, preparedness, response mechanisms etc., aimed at identifying gaps and suggesting appropriate recommendations to facilitate earthquake risk reduction. The issues covered in the workshop included earthquake risk reduction, improving earthquake safety of built environment, capacity building for earthquake disaster mitigation and preparedness, earthquake response capabilities and gaps and public private partnership in this field.

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