Author(s): E. Lekkas, D. Sakellariou & S. Lozios
The town of Rhodes (Rhodes island, southeastern Greece) exhibits increased
seismic risk which is attributed to its position in the vicinity of the Aegean Arc
and also the geo-dynamic phenomena.
Additionally, the risk is particularly high
due to the contemporary regional structure and social characteristics.
In order to
reduce the consequences from a future earthquake an integrated study on
earthquake emergency planning and protection was carried out for the Rhodes
town, and parts of this research are presented in this work.
In particular, based
on the geo-dynamic framework but also the urban structure characteristics of the
town a management plan for emergency situations which appeals the local
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/RISK980161
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