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Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology.

Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, March 19, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Seismology -- Research -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Seismology -- Research -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Earthquake prediction -- Finance.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S399 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664929M
      LC Control Number85602445

      Define earthquake. earthquake synonyms, earthquake pronunciation, earthquake translation, English dictionary definition of earthquake. n. A sudden movement of the earth's crust caused by the release of stress accumulated along geologic faults or by volcanic activity. The program was established by Congress under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of (Public Law ) and was the result of years of examination of the earthquake hazard and possible mitigation measures. Under the NEHRP, FEMA is responsible for supporting program implementation activities, including the development, publication, and Format: Paperback.

      An earthquake is a sudden, rapid shaking of the earth caused by the breaking and shifting of rock beneath the earth's surface. Ground-shaking from earthquakes can cause buildings or bridges to collapse, disrupt utility services, and trigger events such as avalanches, fires, floods, . The re-authorization of National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) directed that the Director of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) establish the Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR) to assess. trends and developments in the science and engineering of earthquake hazards reduction; the effectiveness of NEHRP in performing .

      The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP): Issues in Brief Congressional Research Service R VERSION 17 UPDATED 2 Changes to NEHRP Since Its Inception In , Congress passed the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act (P.L. ), establishing NEHRP as a long-term earthquake hazard reduction program for the United States. To reauthorize and amend the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and for other purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘National Earthquake 5 Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of.


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The text of a law to establish an earthquake hazards reduction program is presented. Reasons for such a. Get this from a library. Earthquake hazards reduction act of [United States.]. Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of is a statute formulating a national policy to diminish the perils of earthquakes in the United States.

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Shown Here: Public Law No: (12/11/) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of This bill amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of to reauthorize through FY, and expand activities under, the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to include: (1) gathering information on community resilience (i.e., the ability of a community.

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Full text of "Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act Reauthorization: Hearing Before the " See other formats. Get this from a library. Earthquake hazards reduction act of report to accompany S. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology.; United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.]. Year Published: Proceedings of Conference XIII, evaluation of regional seismic hazards and risk. The participants in the conference concluded that a great deal of useful research has been performed in the national Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program by USGS and non-USGS scientists and engineers and that the state-of-knowledge concerning the evaluation of seismic hazards and risk has been.

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Requires the President to: (1) designate a Federal department or agency responsible for the development of an implementation plan; and (2) submit, to the appropriate Congressional committees, such implementation plan.

The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) was established by the Congress when it passed the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act ofPublic Law (PL) 95– The goal of NEHRP is “to reduce the risks of life and property from future earthquakes in the United States through the establishment and maintenance of an effective.

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As a result of the shift of our growing population toward high-density urban living, and as a result of population. The act was the lead responsibility of FEMA until the NEHRP Reauthorization Act of (PL ), which reassigned lead responsibility to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, although earthquake emergency response and management, along with the estimation of loss potential, are still the duties of FEMA (Sylves ).

Under. Over 40 states in the United States are subject to risk from earthquake, facing potential serious loss of life and injury to citizens, damage to the built environment and resulting economic losses in these areas. While tremendous progress has been made over the years, much remains to be done to mitigate this risk.

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Government via print publications.CHAPTER The California Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act [ - ] (Heading of Chapter renumbered from Chapter 12 by Stats.Ch.Sec. 1.