Buildings, like all structures, are designed to support certain loads without deforming excessively. The loads are the weights of people and objects, the weight of rain and snow. The pressure that the loads can put on the building or due other circumstances buildings can collapse.
When a building is collapsing, you must know what to do. Fortunately, you can avoid a disaster with the following actions:
Before the building collapses:
When the building collapses:
After the building collapses
The houses and buildings in Curacao must meet certain construction requirements. However, some buildings have a very old construction so they have a higher risk of collapsing. The government does everything in its power to ensure the safety of the residents of Curacao.