TITLE

FP fights for earthquake-proof schools in BC

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Deborah
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/25/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 11, p1655
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plans of physician Tracy Monk to protect thousands of children from crumbling school buildings due to earthquake in British Columbia. Number of people who can be killed and be injured from a major earthquake since the place is an earthquake zone; Information obtained by Monk from a 1989 Vancouver school board report that led her to lead the Families for School Seismic Safety; Definition of seismic upgrading which is life-saving mission of the organization.
ACCESSION #
13118786

 

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