Dangerous Tectonics, Fragile Buildings, and Tough Decisions

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Science  31 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5769, pp. 1873-1875
DOI: 10.1126/science.1125176

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The occurrence of four fatal earthquakes within and around the Indian plate in the last 5 years, including two great ones, highlights the need for earthquake-resistant construction and replacement throughout the region.