The U.S. Geological Survey supports external research that will assist in achieving the goals of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The Application Period for Federal Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Earthquake Hazards Program External Grants Proposals is now open. Proposals will be accepted through May 20, 2020. Directly access the announcement posted on GRANTS.gov, or […]
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, CUSEC has engaged with its Member States and updated the CUSEC Regional Information Sharing Platform (RISP) to serve as a source information for states and the public. The RISP is regional information sharing hub for CUSEC Member States and partners to share data, web applications and other resources. […]
Cecil Whaley, Assistant Director and Earthquake Program Manager of the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), passed away today. Being involved in the earthquake program for more than 30 years, Cecil was one of CUSEC’s and NEHRP’s biggest champions. As one of several long standing State Earthquake Program Managers, he was recognized by the National Earthquake […]
As earthquakes continue to occur on a daily basis in the central U.S.—with nearly 2,000 small tremors per year—CUSEC and emergency management officials in Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri remind citizens and communities about the earthquake risk by designating February as Earthquake Awareness Month. February 7 is the anniversary of the last of the earthquakes that […]
Held once every four years, the next National Earthquake Conference (NEC) is set for March 4-6, 2020 in San Diego, CA.