Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Earthquake assessment available online

Archdiocesan report shows one-third of buildings are 'high risk'
Ken Hackett, left, then president of Catholic Relief Services, stands with Carolyn Woo and U.S. Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas in the remains of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption in Port-au-Prince in 2011. The cathedral was destroyed in Haiti's catastrophic earthquake in 2010. CNS photo / Jim Stipe, courtesy of Catholic Relief Services.
The results of the infrastructure assessment of every archdiocesan building are now online. Everyone can browse the six-page document and check out the seismic evaluation of their local church, parish office, hall, or school. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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