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Improving Earthquake Mitigation: Report to Congress (1993)
Melba Gandy & Patricia Borthwick (eds.). A report to Congress by the Fed. Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Office of Earthquakes & Natural Hazards, which was mandated to convene a panel of experts to study the adequacy of mitigation capabilities with respect to a catastrophic earthquake. Chapters: conception & org. of this study; findings & conclusion of the expert panel; insurance issues in earthquake hazard mitigation; improving lifeline systems; social science research: relevance for policy & practice; land use & planing; nonstructural seismic hazard reduction; seismic design & construction; local public capacity to deal with a catastrophic earthquake; & education, awareness, & info. transfer issues.
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