Disaster Technology Current Affairs, GK & News
The United Kingdom is to co-chair India led CDRI (Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure). The CDRI was established by PM Modi at the G20 meet held in 2017 What is CDRI? Currently, there is no focus being provided to building disaster-resilient infrastructure. Currently, the focus is being provided only to natural disasters. Under this ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Topics: CDRI • Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster • Disaster Resilient Infrastructure • Disaster Risk Management • Disaster Technology • Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery • United Nations
Researchers from University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada have developed earthquake-proof fibre-reinforced concrete that can dramatically enhance the earthquake resistance of seismically vulnerable structures. Key Facts The cement material is engineered at molecular scale to be strong, malleable, and ductile similar to steel. It is capable of dramatically enhancing earthquake resistance of seismically vulnerable ..