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This web page provides a description of the first workshop on the seismic mitigation of healthcare facilities.

Edited by

George C. Lee
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research

Mohammed Ettouney
Weidlinger Associates, Inc.

Mircea Grigoriu
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Cornell University

Jerome Hauer
Formerly Director
New York City Office of Emergency Management


Joanne Nigg
Disaster Research Center
University of Delaware





The recent Chi Chi earthquake in Taiwan demonstrated the need to keep hospitals functional in earthquake-stricken areas.  These photos are from the Veteran's hospital in Puli, which sustained both exterior damage (right) and interior damage (left) to the newest buildings of the medical center.

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