Tools for Businesses to Tame Disasters

ACT NOW! An earthquake can strike tomorrow.


The probability of one or more earthquakes at least as large as the 1994 Northridge quake striking the Bay Area is 16% sometime in the next 5 years and 62% sometime in the next 30 years.
Speeding Business Recovery

How vulnerable is your business to disruption?


Managing Business Disruption
Planning for Transportation and Utility Disruptions
  Speeding Up Post-Disaster Building Reoccupancy
Increasing Customer & Employee SAFETY in Quakes


How safe are your customers and employees?


Safety Resources:
Bracing and Anchoring of Building Contents
Natural Gas Safety
  Special Hazardous Materials Issues
  Liability for Earthquake Hazards and Losses
Benefits & Costs of Mitigation
Emergency Response Resources:
Make a Plan and Know What to Do
Emergency Supplies
  Other Emergency Response Resources

ABAG, the Association of Bay Area Governments, is the regional planning and services agency for the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.
The writing and production of the materials and reports of this page and the others in this section of the ABAG Earthquake Program web site were funded in large part by Grant No. 01-HQGR-0214 from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as well as by the Association of Bay Area Governments. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies. Last updated 4/13/04 by jbp.