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The future is unpredictable but we can plan for it!
The future is unpredictable… anything can happen, especially if no consideration is taken.
In 2017 so far, there has been a total of 7,640 earthquakes worldwide. This is a major issue within construction as earthqauakes can lead to damaged shelters and food, but more importantly a loss of lives. Therefore, buildings need to be designed so that they are robust and can withstand earthquakes.
Earthquakes from 2007-2017 (Wikipedia, 2017)
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