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National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

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2012 Success Stories


Dec Thirty-four Strides Toward Earthquake-Resistant Structures PDF 645KB
NISTís External Earthquake R&D Program
NIST
Nov Putting It All Together PDF 444KB
The Building Nonstructural Components and Systems (BNCS) Earthquake and Post-Earthquake-Fire Tests
NSF
Aug Collaborating and Assisting in Turkey PDF 710KB
The 2011 Van Earthquake Sequence
USGS
Jul Learning from the Disasters in Japan and New Zealand PDF 1MB
Lessons applicable far beyond the areas impacted
NSF
Jun New "Risk-Targeted" Seismic Maps Introduced into Building Codes PDF 1.7MB
More consistent and better-defined seismic safety in building designs
FEMA, USGS
Mar FEMA Spearheading NEHRP Implementation Efforts PDF 367KB
Strengthening the resilience of communities vulnerable to earthquakes
FEMA
     
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