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Report on the 2010 Chilean earthquake and tsunami response

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1053/

With high property damage, loss of life and fire damage were relatively low. Why? The legal system encourages builders to follow code, the electrical grid was shut down early, and emergency response management was very effective.

by American Red Cross Multi-Disciplinary Team
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1053
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Earthquake preparedness, Earthquakes, Fires, Hazards, Laws and regulations, Tsunamis
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