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Presentation of RISK-UE Project


This paper is a presentation of an European project called RISK-UE, entitled: "An advanced approach to earthquake risk scenarios with applications to different European towns". It gives the origin, the objectives and the organisation of the project, together with the content of the different workpackages comprising methodological aspects: different features of European town, seismic hazard, urban system exposure, vulnerability of current, historical and monumental buildings, vulnerability of lifelines and essential facilities, seismic risk scenario, with an application to the seven following cities: Barcelona, Bitola, Bucharest, Catania, Nice, Sofia and Thessaloniki. These studies were realized in close relation with the decisionmakers of these cities, in order that they implement Risk Management Plans and Plans of Action to effectively reduce seismic risk.


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hal-03747668 , version 1 (08-08-2022)



Pierre Mouroux, Benoît Le Brun. Presentation of RISK-UE Project. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 2006, 4 (4), pp.323 - 339. ⟨10.1007/s10518-006-9020-3⟩. ⟨hal-03747668⟩


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