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RE: Colombian Earthquake - Jan.25,1999

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We have a lot of old URM and non-ductile reinforced concrete buildings in
the U.S. too.  And what about all the really old stone buildings in Europe?

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	CARLOS ARCE LEON [SMTP:arce(--nospam--at)apolo.acatlan.unam.mx]
	Sent:	Friday, January 29, 1999 9:50 AM
	To:	'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'
	Subject:	Re: Colombian Earthquake - Jan.25,1999


	Main problem in our developing counties is that even having the best
design code, there are a lot of old buildings built more than 50 years ago
	without retrofiting


	carlos arce