Roths, Richard
November 2006
Planning;Nov2006, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p66
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the recommendation of the author of some factors to be considered in building safer communities. He noted that it is essential to build communities that are safe from natural hazards. It is also important to seek the help of planners and policy makers to adopt safe growth principles, and to consider possible origins of risk from natural hazards before they decide whether to permit structures, infrastructures, and transportation systems to be built in their communities. It is also necessary to enlist one or more universities to formulate a mitigation planning laboratory to guide safer development.


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