An online tool is now available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor.
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Guide shows ways to lessen damage in a major temblor
New Resources Available to Assist In Building Bay Area Community and Business Resilience
Staff Dispatch: Learning From the Mexico City Earthquake, by Dana Brechwald
* First in an occasional series of dispatches from MTC and ABAG staff about their experiences out in the field. From the Bay Link Blog.
HayWired Earthquake Scenario Release on April 18th -- Assist In Building Bay Area Community and Business Resilience
The HayWired Scenario is a scientific, realistic and quantitative depiction of a magnatude 7.0 earthquake on the Hayward Fault with an epicenter in Oakland. Developed by the U.S.
New Research on Seismic Risk Available
Staff from ABAG/MTC and the U.S. Geological Survey presented new research on the Bay Area's seismic riskat the Regional Planning Committee meeting.
Building Resilient Homes to Build Resilient Communities Workshop
The Building Resilient Homes to Build Resilient Communities workshop on July 25th demonstrated the positive impact of coordinated energy efficiency and seismic safety efforts.
Soft Story Retrofit Model Ordinance Now Available
ABAG, in partnership with David Bonowitz, SE, has created the Resilience Policy Guidance Document: Soft Story Model Ordinance and Handbook to help jurisdictions develop local soft story retrofit pr
Chief Economist Conducts Research on Napa Businesses Impacted by Earthquake
Napa earthquake business survivors have been asked to help the nation become more disaster resilient by completing a survey on the economic impact of the magnitude 6.0 South Napa Earthquake of Augu
Awarded Grants to Boost Region-wide Resilience to Earthquakes, Fires, and Climate Change Impacts
LA Passes Tough Seismic Retrofit Legislation - Bay Area Opportunities
The City of Los Angeles has unanimously approved the nation’s toughest seismic legislation, requiring that approximately 15,000 buildings, both concrete and wood framed, be retrofitted to handle vi