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Disaster management in order to offset losses caused by the earthquake
M Rashidi *, M Rameshat, A Safe, H Gharib
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Introduction:Population density and economic loading led to various and multiple functions in Tehran. The most important concern of Tehran province is natural disasters including earthquake. This study aims to identify risk areas and to prepare the vulnerability maps by different degrees of vulnerability.
Methods: In this desc riptive study, the relationship between socio-economic indicators was analyzed with the effective factors causing vulnerability in Tehran province by using GIS in different la yers.
Conclusion: In order to offset the losses of earthquake the actions for empowerment should take into consideration in natural disasters in Tehran. Disaster management should be empowered regarding the physical- space characteristics and also strategic nature of Tehran province.

Keywords: Disaster management, earthquake, Tehran Province, losses
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: پژوهشی

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