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Urbanistica Cover n.134/2007

Planning the risk

ambiente, environment, territorio, territory,
rischi naturali, natural risk, education & research

Paolo Avarello

There are risks, to which most of the Italian territory is exposed, that cannot be avoided. However, one could try to minimize their effects by reducing the damages that they can provoke. This could be done by knowing the territory better, finding out the critical points, the escape paths and the safe places. In addition, it can be achieved by selecting those buildings and infrastructures which security must be guaranteed. It is a must, but not an easy one to accomplish.

This article appears in issue 134 of Urbanistica (pag. 4).