@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/6771,
	  title     = {Vulnerability Assessment of Blida City},
	  author    = {K. Tadjer and  M. Bensaibi and  A. Chaid},
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	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {The seismic vulnerability of an urban area is of a great
deal for local authorities especially those facing earthquakes. So, it is
important to have an efficient tool to assess the vulnerability of
existing buildings. The use of the VIP (Vulnerability Index Program)
and the GIS (Geographic Information System) let us to identify the
most vulnerable districts of an urban area.
The use of the vulnerability index method lets us to assess the
vulnerability of the center town of Blida (Algeria) which is a
historical town and which has grown enormously during the last
decades. In this method, three levels of vulnerability are defined. The
GIS has been used to build a data base in order to perform different
thematic analyses. These analyses show the seismic vulnerability of
	    journal   = {International Journal of Geological and Environmental Engineering},
	  volume    = {7},
	  number    = {6},
	  year      = {2013},
	  pages     = {354 - 358},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/6771},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/78},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 78, 2013},