Guideline for Rapid Visual Screening of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards

This guideline briefly explains the detailed procedures for RVS building survey. Bridges, large towers, and other non-building structure types are not covered by this procedure. According to recent seismic vulnerability assessment works in Bago, Taungoo, Sagaing and Pyay cities, the major building stocks in Myanmar are - Bamboo, Timber, Brick, Brick Noggin, Concrete and Steel Building.

Published by
UN-Habitat
Published in collaboration with
Relief & Resettlement Department
Myanmar Engineering Society
Myanmar Geosciences Society
Myanmar Earthquake Committee
Norweigian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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