Earthquakes and Educational Infrastructure Policy in Mexico.

Web Abstract: 
Describes the measures that are being taken to improve the response of Mexico's educational sector to earthquakes. Federal, state and municipal governments are acting to increase awareness in communities through civil protection; to support public infrastructure in case of disaster with the Natural Disaster Fund, Natural Preventive Disaster Fund and a seismic alarm system; and to provide updated and regional building codes. Mexico is located in a high seismic risk zone, and today's industrial and commercial development has elevated the existing threat.
Media Type: 
Text
Publication Date: 
12/31/2003
Page Numbers: 
7
Resource List Category: 
References to Books and Other Media