FP fights for earthquake-proof schools in BC

Jones, Deborah
May 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/25/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 11, p1655
Academic Journal
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.


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