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78% of buildings at Chittagong are at earth quake risk

October 2, 2011

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At least 78 percent buildings in the port city are vulnerable to earthquake, according to a research. A region-based survey published on Saturday said some 142,000 buildings of 41 wards of the city are estimated to be dicey which include schools, hospitals and power sub-stations that are ‘most risky’. The report, conducted by Earthquake Engineering […]