FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 23, 2012 marks the one year anniversary of the M5.8 earthquake that was centered in Louisa County, Virginia. This quake was felt in nearly every state on the eastern coast of the U.S., and caused an estimated $200-300 million in damage. This earthquake resulted in – $75 million […]
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a new web-based, independent study training course, IS-325—Earthquake Basics: Science, Risk, and Mitigation. This interactive, 30-minute course presents basic information on earthquake science, the risks posed by earthquakes, and the mitigation activities that individuals can take to prepare for earthquakes and increase their community’s earthquake resilience.
In partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, the Federal Emergency Emergency Management Agency, National Park Service, and US Geological Survey, CUSEC is pleased have a leadership role in a press conference scheduled for August 23, 2012 in Washington, D.C. The press conference will mark the one year anniversary of the […]