Emergency Management

News and Stories

New Wildfire Resources Available

News Release

New Wildfire White Paper developed by the ABAG and MTC Resilience Program explores the strategies communities currently use to mitigate wildfire risk. Available at http://resilience.abag.ca.gov/wp

New Resources Available to Assist In Building Bay Area Community and Business Resilience

News Story

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and its many partners, including the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), unveiled a new scenario and

Staff Dispatch: Learning From the Mexico City Earthquake, by Dana Brechwald

News Story

* First in an occasional series of dispatches from MTC and ABAG staff about their experiences out in the field. From the Bay Link Blog. On September 19, 2017, Mexico City experienced a damaging

HayWired Earthquake Scenario Release on April 18th

News Story

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. Geological Survey

New Research on Seismic Risk Available

News Story

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. Planners detailed residential building damage