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In the event of earthquake, the safety of the buildings in the city of Dhaka is not free from doubt. Experts are often asked about this. They give no straight answer to this question, but call for ..............
How to deal with Earthquake In the event of earthquake, the safety of the buildings in the city of Dhaka is not free from doubt. Experts are often asked about this. They give no straight answer to this question, but call for taking adequate precautions to minimize losses. That Bangladesh lies in the active of quake zone is not unknown to Bangladeshis. Alarmed by the recurrence of quakes during recent years, experts have called for the development of an earthquake resistant building code that all buildings should follow as mandatory. There are two schools of experts regarding earthquakes. One school comprising of engineers and geologists is of the view that the recurrence of quakes in recent years should be taken as a single for a major earthquake. Another school comprising of similar categories of experts, however believes that the concern should not be amplified because although there are a number of fault lines in the geographical area comprising Bangladesh, none of them is active enough to pause a major threat; yet none of the schools rules out the possibility of major quake and dangers that might be associated with it. The RAJUK responsible for a planned development of the city believes that an earthquake resistant building code should be developed to reduce the loss.
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