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- From: "T" <vicpeng(--nospam--at)vtcg.com>
- Date: Wed, 21 Jan 1998 12:36:16 -0800
I would like a copy of your findings Richard when you get it done. I'm trying to get the same attention here in BC Canada! Thor Tandy P.Eng Victoria BC vicpeng(--nospam--at)vtcg.com -----Original Message----- From: Richard_Ranous/OES(--nospam--at)oes.ca.gov <Richard_Ranous/OES(--nospam--at)oes.ca.gov> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org> Date: Wednesday, January 21, 1998 11:14 AM Subject: Re: Disaster dilemma > >Dennis, > >I could not agree with you more! We have spent a considerable amount of >time talking about the structural problems within commercial structures and >the need for adequate seismic resistance. I think it is time we now begin >to seriously talk about the same needs for homes and apartment buildings. > >This whole discussion, which I started in order to gain a better idea for >how engineers feel about the housing issues related to disasters, I think >will lead to the development of some good documents on the issues. I am >requesting the agency to take Rawn Nelson's approach and develop a program >on: the types of damage typically suffered in residential structures; what >types of damage do not consititute a life safety hazard; how a home (or >apartment) owner can address these problems before the event; and what the >home owner (or apartment dweller) will need to do after the event in order >to have a place to live while these problems are addressed.
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