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Earthquake Disaster: Preparing for Old Risks in New Places

Posted by Robert C. Chandler, Ph.D. on December 13, 2016

A report published last year(1) includes recent analysis that dramatically expands the North American earthquake threat risk projections to now include almost half of the entire USA population and has also increased the severity projections for previously acknowledged regions. In many cases, those in these newly upgraded risk zones remain unaware and unprepared for earthquakes.

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Topics: Earthquake disaster, risks, risk of quake

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