Mitigation Best Practices
3 pages (750 words)
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Earthquakes can also cause secondary effects such as fires, liquefaction and landslides. Earthquake-related injuries are commonly caused by: 2
Portions of a buildings and their contents falling, such as toppling chimneys, falling bricks and roof parapets, collapsing walls, falling ceiling plaster, light fixtures, overturned bookcases, fixtures, and other furniture and appliances and pictures.