Delhi Awaits Disaster As 90 Per Cent Of The Buildings Here Are Vulnerable To Strong Earthquake

Delhiites may be feeling safe in their homes, but their safety is hanging in balance. Most of the houses built in the national capital can’t withstand tremors, if the epicentre is somewhere near the city. According to earth quake researchers and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), approximately 90 per cent of the buildings in Delhi are vulnerable to earthquake.

The Delhi government on the directions of the Delhi High Court to make an action plan has set up a committee in which the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) is the nodal agency. India Today reported.

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