Over 32 percent of Italian schools need urgent repairs

(AGI) Rome, Nov 13 - A third or 32.5 percent of Italian schoolsneed urgent maintenance. This situation was underscored byLegamebiente's 15th "Rapporto Ecosistema Scuola", a yearlysurvey of school buildings, facilities and services throughoutthe country. According to the environmentalist association,while 41.2 percent of the facilities are exposed to seismicrisk, only 22.9 percent of them have been assessed to theirseismic vulnerability. Furthermore, 9.8 percent of the overalltotal is at risk from a hydro-geological standpoint and 8.4percent is subject to volcanic risk. .

(AGI) Rome, Nov 13 - A third or 32.5 percent of Italian schoolsneed urgent maintenance. This situation was underscored byLegamebiente's 15th "Rapporto Ecosistema Scuola", a yearlysurvey of school buildings, facilities and services throughoutthe country. According to the environmentalist association,while 41.2 percent of the facilities are exposed to seismicrisk, only 22.9 percent of them have been assessed to theirseismic vulnerability. Furthermore, 9.8 percent of the overalltotal is at risk from a hydro-geological standpoint and 8.4percent is subject to volcanic risk. .