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Is Charleston due for an Earthquake?

May 30, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

TweetVulnerability Most of the current residential housing stock is of woodframe construction with masonry veneer. “Manufactured housing,” which typically rests on an unreinforced foundation without anchorage, is the second most common residential building type. Many public buildings, including schools, emergency services and fire stations, are built of unreinforced masonry – some with heavy precast concrete [...]