Preconditioning the 2023 Kahramanmaraş (Türkiye) earthquake disaster

Hussain, Ekbal; Kalaycıoğlu, Sibel; Milliner, Christopher W. D.; Çakir, Ziyadin. 2023 Preconditioning the 2023 Kahramanmaraş (Türkiye) earthquake disaster. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 4. 287-289.

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The 2023 Kahramanmaraş earthquakes occurred on active faults that were known to be a high seismic hazard, yet the devastating impacts of these earthquakes show that the risk was not adequately considered. Vulnerabilities arising from exposure, corruption and poverty led to a lack of seismic preparedness which amplified the earthquake risk into a tragic disaster.

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ISSN: 2662-138X
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Date made live: 09 May 2023 15:10 +0 (UTC)

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