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National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

A research and implementation partnership


  • Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014
    The Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2014 (PDF 527KB) to Congress describes the activities and achievements of the NEHRP agencies during fiscal year 2014 and their progress toward reducing the impacts of future earthquakes.
  • March ACEHR Meeting
    On March 3–4, 2016, the Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR) held an open meeting. View the Meeting Materials.
  • Ugo Morelli, in Memoriam
    On February 3, 2016, the NEHRP "family" lost one of its patriarchal members, Ugo Morelli, in Memoriam. Even following his retirement from FEMA, Ugo remained an active participant in NEHRP.
  • Federal Earthquake Risk Management Standard
    To enhance the resilience of federal buildings to earthquakes, the President signed Executive Order 13717 (PDF 98KB).
  • White House Earthquake Resilience Summit
    Public and private sectors are taking steps to improve earthquake warning and safety, Advancing Earthquake Resilience and Fact Sheet.
  • ShakeAlert Video for ShakeOut
    In support of the 2015 ShakeOut, a 5-minute video was produced, ShakeAlert: Earthquake Early Warning System (also available in Spanish).
  • ATC/USGS Seismic Hazard User-Needs Workshop
    On September 21-22, 2015, the Applied Technology Council (ATC) and USGS will convene the ATC/USGS Seismic Hazard User-Needs Workshop.
  • K-12 Oregon Schools Get $300 Million Boost for Seismic Safety
    Legislative leaders have agreed to provide $300 million in bond funding to help local districts make seismic safety and other improvements to K-12 schools across Oregon. Visit the News Release (PDF 116KB).
  • EERI Reconnaissance Team to Nepal May 31–June 7
    The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) will send a team to Nepal to study the April 25 earthquake, EERI Reconnaissance Team to Nepal.
  • Register Now for the 2015 Great SouthEast ShakeOut
    Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:15 a.m. on October 15, 2015, Register Now!
  • PEER Concrete Column Blind Prediction Contest
    The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) published a new report, Concrete Column Blind Prediction Contest 2010: Outcomes and Observations.
  • PEER Ground Motion Models
    The Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER) published a new report, NGA-East: Median Ground-Motion Models for the Central and Eastern North America Region.
  • FEMA-USGS Agreement on South Napa Earthquake
    USGS has been working to understand aspects of the South Napa earthquake that are of special interest to FEMA in guiding response and recovery efforts, Key Recovery Factors for the August 24, 2014, South Napa Earthquake.
  • FEMA ROVER Version 2
    A Mobile Earthquake Safety Software. Visit the entire collection of Success Stories.
  • GEER Report on the Napa Earthquake
    August 24, 2014 South Napa, California Earthquake Full Report, GEER Report on the Napa Earthquake.
  • WSSPC e-Newsletters
    Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) information on policy recommendations, recent earthquakes, new publications, and upcoming events, WSSPC E-Newsletters.
  • CUSEC Newsletter
    The current and archived Central United States Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC) newsletters are now available for download, CUSEC Newsletter.
  • New Zealand Holds Lessons for Seattle
    Christchurch still hasn't recovered from an earthquake that provides a glimpse of what could happen the next time the Seattle Fault rips, New Zealand Earthquake Holds Lessons for Seattle.

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