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  • Lurie, Finne Kristen; Worrall, Chris; Jauregui, Maria; Thaweethai, Tanayott; Margolis, Gregg; Kelman, Jeffrey (2015)
    Hemodialysis patients have historically experienced diminished access to care and increased adverse outcomes after natural disasters. Although “early dialysis” in advance of a storm is promoted as a best practice, evidence ...
  • Vallance, Suzanne. (2011)
    On September the 4th 2010 and February 22nd 2011 the Canterbury region of New Zealand was shaken by two massive earthquakes. This paper is set broadly within the civil defense and emergency management literature and informed ...
  • Morrow, Betty Hearn, 1940- (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1996)
    Hurricane Marilyn left a track of destruction in the U. S. Virgin Islands in September 1995. This qualitative study examines the effectiveness of the early stages of federal response, with emphasis on individual and household ...
  • Bogdanovic, Dragan (IGI Global, 2014)
    The authors developed a multi-site Internet service to provide the public with real time information about local weather and air quality, how they may affect health, and how general population and different sensitive ...
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  • Bea, Keith; Mielke, James E. (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service., 1990)
    This brief describes the issues confronting the federal government following the Loma Prieta earthquake of October 17, 1989, in the San Francisco Bay area. The report briefly discusses the damage that occurred, the federal ...
  • Ayre, Robert S.; Mileti, Dennis S.; Trainer, Patricia B. (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1975)
    Discusses the nature of the two hazards and their adjustments, and recommends a shift in research direction. Research into land use management; earthquake-proofing; earthquake prediction and warning; insurance; community ...
  • Guragain, Ramesh.; Jimee, Ganesh.; Dixit, Amod Mani. (International Association for Earthquake Engineering, 2008)
    Earthquake risk evaluation is the first step for realistic and effective planning and implementation of earthquake risk reduction as well as preparedness initiatives as it helps understanding the underlying problems and ...
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  • Huang, Jen-Hung; Min, Jennifer C. H. (2001-01-09)
    The most serious earthquake in Taiwan of the 20th century struck the central region of the island on September 21, 1999. The so-called September 21 Earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, dealt a sharp blow to the ...
  • Tsai, Chung-Hung; Chen, Cheng-Wu (2009-05-04)
    Although progress has been made in assessing risks in Taiwan, there remains a need to undertake risk assessment for the Taiwanese tourism industry. Although the conventional rules of thumb usually adopted by the insurance ...
  • Allotey, Nii K.; Arku, Godwin.; Amponsah, Paulina E. (2010)
    Purpose – Accra, the capital of Ghana is far away from major earthquake zones of the world, but has a history of destructive earthquakes. However, its seismic risk does not attract the requisite attention. The purpose of ...
  • Crowley, K.; Elliott, J. R. (2012)
    In 2011 two significant earthquakes tested the world's most seismically resilient communities: the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand and the Tohoku earthquake in Japan. These events challenged some of the best enforced, ...
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) ; National Research Council (U.S.)., 1984)
    This report represents the results of six-month study of needs and priorities for earthquake engineering facilities and instrumentation. Some of the charges assigned by FEMA to the 11-member panel of experts assembled by ...
  • Panel on Earthquake Engineering for Concrete Dams Committee on Earthquake Engineering, Division of Natural Hazard Mitigation, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council (National Academy Press, 1990)
    Concerns about the seismic safety of concrete dams have been growing, partly because the population at risk in locations downstream of major dams continues to expand and also because it is increasingly evident that the ...
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), 1969)
    For each of the following topics, describes the present state of knowledge, need for future research and recommendations: Socioeconomic aspects of Earthquakes; Earthquake Ground Motion; Soil Mechanics and Earth Structure; ...
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) ; National Research Council (U.S.)., 1982)
  • Steinbrugge, Karl V (University of California-Berkeley, Institute of Governmental Studies, 1968)
    Discusses public policy for reduction of earthquake loss in the Bay Area with regard to geologic faults, structurally poor ground, earthquake-induced landslides, seismic risk from vibrational sources, non-earthquake resistive ...
  • United States. Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and Technology. Working Group on Earthquake Hazards. (U.S. Executive Office of the President, Office of Science and Technology Policy, 1978)
    The Working Group on Earthquake Hazards Reduction, chaired by Karl Steinbrugge, was given responsibility for developing a plan to implement the "Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977" (Public Law 95-124). This report ...

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