Earthquake Readiness Index Tool for India

  • T. G. Sitharam
  • Sreevalsa Kolathayar
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)


This chapter presents the development of a survey based tool specific to India, to assess the earthquake preparedness level of individual, families and communities residing in earthquake prone regions.


Preparedness Questionnaire Construct validity Reliability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. G. Sitharam
    • 1
  • Sreevalsa Kolathayar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of Science BangaloreBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Civil EngineeringAmrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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