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Earthquake hazard identification and voluntary mitigation

Earthquake hazard identification and voluntary mitigation

Palo Alto"s city ordinance

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Published by California Seismic Safety Commission in Sacramento, Calif. (1900 K St., Sacramento, 95814) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Palo Alto.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquake resistant design -- Safety regulations -- California -- Palo Alto.,
    • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- California -- Palo Alto.,
    • Earthquake hazard analysis -- California -- Palo Alto.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPalo Alto"s city ordinance.
      Statementby Fred Herman ... [et al.].
      SeriesReport ;, SSC 90-05, Report (California. Seismic Safety Commission) ;, SSC 90-05.
      ContributionsHerman, Fred., California. Seismic Safety Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1669448M
      LC Control Number91622384

      National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of ; USGS - "Reported Investments in Earthquake Mitigation Top $73 to $80 Billion in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, Since the Loma Prieta Earthquake" "A Milestone for Forecasting Earthquake Hazards" AccuWeather in Alaska: Uncovering the mysteries of earthquakes.   Hazard Mitigation Planning Process The mitigation planning process is slightly different for each state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, but regardless of the plan type, there are four core steps in completing a hazard mitigation plan or plan update.

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      Mitigation Planning Toolkit. Hazard Mitigation Planning. FEMA Region IV has developed an extensive web based tool to assist States, Local, and Tribal Communities involved in Hazard Mitigation Plan Development and Updates. The subject matter and various topics contained on this tool will aid planners, community officials, and leaders understand. Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Overview; Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program Overview; Mitigation Approaches. Mitigation actions are most often thought of as taking the form of structural or non-structural measures, but there are four basic approaches: Altering the Hazard: Modifying the hazard to eliminate or reduce the frequency of its.


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