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Resilient infrastructure key to safer cities

The paradigm shift from system resistance to resilience is a move to a promising framework to cope with uncertain future shocks of unexpected magnitudes.

In recent years, the increased occurrences of train faults have also introduced occasional episodes of inconveniences into the daily commuting lives of Singaporeans.

SINCE a power outage caused a three-hour suspension of trading at the Singapore Exchange on Nov 5, 2014, and flash floods hit Orchard Road after torrential rains in December 2011, there has been increased scrutiny of the reliability of existing infrastructure systems. In recent years, the...

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