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Go to:IntroductionOn the other hand, natural and man-made disasters cause serious disruption to acommunity, and there are many casualties, financial, environmental, social, andeconomic losses, which are beyond the power of the community.[1] As emergenciesand disasters, along with their destructive effects, are rising all over the worldacquiring knowledge and its uses are regarded as the most effective way to preventdisasters or reduce its effects with the advancement in technology.[2] Although thevulnerability of some communities and individuals to natural and human-madedisasters is inevitable, the individuals can play a role in reducing these disasters bychanging system resilience and disaster recovery capacity.[3,4,5] There is evidencethat most injuries, damages, and deaths from disasters can be prevented and disasterpreparedness measures such as housing adjustment against risks can reduce thedamage caused by disasters and accordingly improve recovery. In addition, it is more

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