Earthquake

08 December 2019
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Estimating Risk of Mortality in Probable Earthquake in Tehran Megacity, and the Impact on Farahzad Informal Settlements, A Scenario Based Estimation

 

This study as the first epidemiological study in the field of disaster epidemiology with proactive approach in prevention phase of disaster cycles, is a multidisciplinary project based on the public health, epidemiology, seismology, and civil engineering.

This study has proactive approach to hazard risk assessment, means that it’s related to the pre-disaster phases that the residential constructions will be assessed with Rapid Visual Seismic Screening Tools.

Goals:

  • Risk assessment related to seismic performance of residential buildings according to buildings typology in the most famous informal settlements of Tehran (Farahzad) for probable earthquake with RVS method.
  • To calculate households’ disasters preparedness based on DART questionnaire.
  • To estimate risk of mortality in Farahzad informal settlements inhabitants based on two probable earthquake scenarios.
  • To estimate risk of mortality in Farahzad informal settlements inhabitants based on two probable earthquake scenarios based on sex.

To estimate risk of mortality in Farahzad informal settlements inhabitants based on two probable earthquake scenarios based on age groups

Contact Info

  • Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

    No. 10, Al-e-Ahmad and Chamran Highway intersection, Tehran

    Postcode: 1411713136

  • +9821-88631293
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