On the anniversary of Haiti's devastating quake, Nicholas Ambraseys and Roger Bilham calculate that 83% of all deaths from building collapse in earthquakes over the past 30 years occurred in countries that are anomalously corrupt.
At a glance
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- Supplementary Information (1.5M)
This file contains Supplementary Materials, Supplementary Figures 1-11 with legends and additional references.
- Supplementary Table 1 (251K)
This table shows earthquakes since 1980 for which the number of deaths directly attributable to building collapse have been estimated from original accounts.