EEFIT returned to Nepal following the devastating earthquake which struck on 25 April 2015. This talk will discuss the recovery, reconstruction and “build back better” approach, analysing both the physical reconstruction and the institutional framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
EEFIT is managed by a committee elected by its membership.
We rely on volunteer engineers and academics, the financial support of our individual and corporate members, and secretariat support from IStructE.
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Membership of EEFIT means making a fundamental difference in understanding the impact of earthquakes.
As an EEFIT member you will survey the aftermath of earthquake events and learn from experienced engineers.
You'll also share your findings with industry, the research community, policy makers and reconstruction stakeholders.
Corporate member - recommend a member of staff to join a mission team who will be given some priority over other candidates. - £300 annual subscription
Full member - be considered for joining a mission team - £20 annual subscription (£15 for IStructE members)
Student member - free
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EEFIT returned to Nepal following the devastating Mw 7.8 earthquake which struck Gorkha, Nepal on 25 April 2015. This talk discusses the recovery, reconstruction and “build back better” approach, analysing both the physical reconstruction and the institutional framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
A report from a project funded by a 2019 EEFIT Research Grant winner.
This lecture summarised EEFIT’s response to the Haitian earthquake and reflected the combined remote work with local partners in the field.
A showcase of the findings from two research projects undertaken by the 2019 Grant winners.
This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the Mw6.9 earthquake which struck the Aegean coasts of Greece and Turkey on 30 October 2020.
How did engineers combine field and remote earthquake mission strategies to assess the damage?
This EEFIT Field Mission report details the effects of the Mw6.4 earthquake which struck Albania on 26 November 2019.
This report is produced by Learning from Earthquakes on behalf of EEFIT. It details the remote reconnaissance that was undertaken following the Mw5.3 earthquake.
This presentation discusses residential building damage, reconstruction issues, numerical analysis of stone masonry typologies and more.