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Earthquake Hazard and Emergency Management Course

Earthquake Hazard and Emergency Management Course

This course is intended to help create a new generation of emergency managers who are better informed and better prepared to make decisions, obtain relevant information, and better understand how to make effective impacts on reduction of earthquake hazards. The course consists of 15 sessions. The first half of the course addresses basic earthquake concepts that may not be familiar to those without a technical or engineering background. Issues and terminology such as earthquake magnitude, faults, and earthquake hazard/earthquake risk, are important concepts for hazard managers to understand from more than just a cursory standpoint. The concepts are essential for a complete understanding of earthquake hazards and for communication with the many individuals and entities that interface with... Show More


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