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Improving the resilience of existing built assets to earthquake induced liquefaction disaster events
journal contributionposted on 2023-07-26, 15:09 authored by Keith Jones, Mariantonietta Morga, Nadeeshani Wanigarathna, Federica Pascale, Abdelghani Meslem
LIQUEFACT was a EU H2020 funded project to investigate earthquake induced liquefaction potential across Europe and develop a series of tools to understand better the impacts that earthquake induced liquefaction disaster events have on the resilience of built assets and communities. A Resilience Assessment and Improvement Framework was developed to provide the theoretical underpinning for the LIQUEFACT project and to provide practical guidance on the assessment of built assets to Earthquake Induced Liquefaction Disaster events through the LIQUEFACT software tool and built asset management planning framework. This paper outlines the theoretical basis to the Resilience Assessment and Improvement Framework and built asset management planning framework and presents the results from a validation exercise through their application to a hypothetical healthcare scenario. The paper also describes the different stages of the research that led to the definition of the Resilience Assessment and Improvement Framework and built asset management planning framework. To this end the paper concludes that the Resilience Assessment and Improvement Framework and built asset management framework provide a longitudinal, holistic view of disaster vulnerability and resilience that can inform the selection of ground improvement mitigation actions to improve business continuity and resilience planning.
Publication titleBulletin of Earthquake Engineering
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