Earthquake Mitigation Programs in California, Utah, and Washington by Carlyn E. Orians

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Number of Pages112
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ISBN 100756730368
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Many state and territorial governments include programs or positions responsible for coordinating efforts to reduce seismic risks.

Earthquake programs are typically found in state emergency management agencies and state earthquake risk-reduction activities are typically led by earthquake program managers or coordinators or by state hazard mitigation officers.

Patricia Bolton and Carlyn Orians, in their report Earthquake Mitigation in the Bay Area, Lessons from the Loma Prieta Earthquake, address the question of whether the earthquake caused local jurisdictions to take a more aggressive approach in mitigating earthquake hazards (Bolton, ).

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