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Disaster Reduction Day

The United Nations has designated the second Wednesday in October (today) as disaster reduction day. This year, my theme is seismic hazards! If you live in an earthquake-probe area, build yourself a grab & go bag of immediate emergency-evacuation essentials … Continue reading

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Disaster Reduction Day

The second Wednesday in October (today) is designated by the UN as Disaster Reduction Day. This year, I recommend education through entertainment to reduce your personal risk. Play Stop Disasters!, a sim-city style game on disaster mitigation. Play Beat the … Continue reading

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Hazard Mitigation

The first stage of hazard management is to identify the hazards. When a hazard is identified, models are used to establish the likely extent, intensity, and frequency of events to create a hazard map. The hazard map is used in … Continue reading

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Disaster Reduction Day

The second Wednesday in October (today) is designated by the UN as Disaster Reduction Day. In my eternal fascination with all things that go squish in the darkness, I have some suggested activities: 1. Play a round of Stop Disasters! … Continue reading

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