CUSEC is a co-sponsor of the conference commemorating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, which left many legacies for California, including anticipation of the next, inevitable, great quake. The 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference will bring together earthquake professionals from around the world – scientists, engineers and preparedness experts – in San Francisco on April 18, 2006, […]
The Weather Channel recently started a series of television programs entitled “It Could Happen Tomorrow“, which looks at which looks at the potential for catastrophic disasters impacting various parts of the US. One of those program focus areas is the New Madrid Seismic Zone. This special on the New Madrid will air on March 12, […]
The CUSEC Member States of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Tennessee will be having varying earthquake awareness activities February 1-10, 2006. Indiana is holding several activities throughout the week, and Kentucky is holding an Earthquake Town Hall Meeting and having a training workshop that will teach attendees how to inspect buildings for potential seismic hazards. Missouri […]
The CUSEC Board of Directors voted in Gatlinburg, Tennessee on December 5, 2005 to name Illinois Emergency Management Agency Director, William C. Burke as the new Chairman of the CUSEC Board. Robert Latham, Director of Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has served as the Board Chairman since March of 2004. Director Latham is the current longest […]
A new section of the CUSEC Website has been added, Earthquake Mitigation. This section includes different types of mitigation examples and a detailed non-structural mitigation page with several projects for the average home-owner. Visit today and learn more about earthquake mitigation!