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Feb 20, 2017

Victoria buildings at risk of earthquake destruction: Study

MSN published a Vancouver Sun story quoting Carlos Ventura, civil engineering professor and the director of UBC’s earthquake engineering research facility, after a study in Victoria found that almost 4,000 buildings in that city are at risk of complete damage from a major earthquake.

Prof. Ventura said all communities in a region of high seismic risk should conduct similar studies.

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