The Construction Before and the Destruction After

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Title: The Construction Before and the Destruction After

Author(s): Chris Stockwell

Publication: Web Session (Outdated)

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Keywords: reconstruction, Haiti, earthquake, Caribbean

Date: 3/23/2010

Abstract:
This session focused on the reconstruction efforts being put in place to start the rebuilding process of Haiti, following the devastating earthquake that took place January 12, 2010. Presentation topics included the damage and aftermath of the Haiti earthquake from an eyewitness perspective, seismicity of the Caribbean, first-hand evaluation of the construction used in Haiti one month after the earthquake, and lessons learned from RC construction in the Americas from the Haiti earthquake.