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The journey to earthquake preparation, awareness - The Aggie


Although residents of California continue to be daunted by the threat of earthquakes, one can easily ignore the risks of such a natural disaster and act as if it will never occur. However, as California is home to one of the most dangerous faults, the ...and more »

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:08:17 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Planning for nuclear attack: Lawmakers want to undo 1984 ban on 'preparing for the worst' - The Seattle Times


A submarine-launched ballistic missile is displayed in Kim Il Sung Square April 15 during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler ...

Tue, 09 May 2017 22:50:15 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Puget Sound under pressure - Edmonds Beacon


... Emergency Preparation Association, and participated in last year's “Cascadia Rising” exercise, where more than 20,000 participants from Washington, California and Oregon, in partnership with FEMA, gathered for an earthquake-preparedness exercise.

Thu, 18 May 2017 18:46:51 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How developing nations can help rethink earthquake resiliency - The City Paper Bogota


Decades of top-down policies have made cities in the developed world somewhat safer, but, in developing countries, weaknesses persist in planning, infrastructure and governance. In particular, there exists a widening earthquake preparedness gap that ...

Sun, 07 May 2017 13:38:04 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Washington is 'shockingly' unprepared for a nuclear attack - Crosscut - Crosscut


The state's emergency preparedness laws require the state to develop plans for all potential disasters, except one... Drew Atkins ...and more »

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:12:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Preparing for an Eclipse emergency - KFVS


Besides the heat, cities must also consider traffic accidents, earthquake and yes even a terrorist attack. "We are trained on what to watch for," Perryville Emergency Management Director Bill Jones said. Dr. Michael Chipman told me the emergency room ...

Tue, 23 May 2017 02:33:54 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake In The Northwest British Columbia Shook Up The Communities In Southeast Alaska and Yukon Territory - Science Times


After this incident, a number of aftershocks that included the magnitude 6.3 quake at 6:18 a.m. preventing her from taking a sound sleep. The students of the nearby Klukwan School also felt the shaking of the earthquake while preparing for a hooligan trip.and more »

Wed, 03 May 2017 12:53:44 GMT | MORE DETAILS

NDRRMC: Hold quake drills to create 'culture of preparedness' - Reliefweb


CEBU CITY, May 11 (PIA) --- The series of earthquake drills being done in the country is a way to create a culture of preparedness among Filipinos, an official of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said. Undersecretary ...

Wed, 17 May 2017 04:24:52 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Federal flood insurance program must be shored up: Guest ... - LA Daily News


As Californians, most of us are keenly aware of the risks of earthquakes. It was a little over two decades ago that our community experienced an earthquake that ...and more »

Sat, 13 May 2017 18:40:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Our view: Ready for the big one (or a little one) - East Oregonian (subscription)


A summit held last week in Pendleton was the first local effort to bring leaders together to talk about the potential earthquake and what we can do to prepare. Firefighters, police, pastors, educators, health care providers, business owners and others ...

Wed, 17 May 2017 02:52:52 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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