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RSS, syndicate to prepare guidebook on effect of disasters on buildings

By JT - Dec 08,2015 - Last updated at Dec 08,2015

AMMAN — HRH Princess Sumaya on Tuesday attended a ceremony where the Jordan Engineers Association (JEA) and the Royal Scientific Society (RSS) signed a cooperation agreement, a JEA statement said.

The agreement aims at preparing a guidebook in the field of structural design for buildings damaged by disasters and is supported from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Princess Sumaya, president of the RSS, said the agreement aims at finding a scientific reference that helps engineers and decision makers conduct an assessment of buildings after disasters to ensure public protection.

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