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Can you earthquake-proof a city?

"There's a saying that for every $1 spent in mitigation [risk reduction], $7 is saved in relief and reconstruction, and that's the key message" Dr Emily So, 2016


BBC World Service Inquiry programme interviews four people working in the thick of some of the world's most populated and most dangerous areas for earthquakes and typhoons. Whether its high-tech, low-tech, risk reduction, or working in partnership with Councils, these approaches have being created help our communities live with hazard risk.. What might work in yours..?

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Audio also available at BBC Inquiry