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Padang Earthquake, West Sumatra

October 2009 - February 2010

New Zealand Assistance with Building Safety and Rehabilitation

UNDP RISE Project Padang December 2009 to February 2010

Volunteer Mission October 2009

  • Funded by NZAID, NZSEE, EENZ and volunteers
  • Building safety assessments
  • 230 buildings assessed red, yellow or green tags
  • 120 other buildings reported on

Follow-up Mission Dec 2009 to Feb 2010

  • Funded by NZAID through UNDP
  • Three structural engineers for 2 months
  • Advice on safety of buildings
  • Recommendations for rehabilitation
  • Database for GIS use
  • Rural House Post-earthquake Assessment Form
  • Ideas for building back better
NZ Earthquake Engineering Team

NZ Earthquake Engineering Team

New Zealand Earthquake Engineers

  • David C Hopkins Team Leader
  • Roger Brown
  • Scott Miller
  • Bernard Toh

Indonesian Field Engineers

  • Wahyel Iffah
  • Eddy Kurniawan
  • Adhi Saputro
  • Ridwan Sutrisno
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