The revamped earthquake hazards reduction program
will help equip Alaskans and all Americans in seismically active states with the most advanced science and technology to better protect lives and communities.
Contents Introduction National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) A Shift in Program Emphasis to Hazard Reduction NEHRP Reauthorization in the 111th Congress Authorization of Appropriations in H.R.
Under the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), the federal government supports efforts to assess and monitor earthquake hazards and risk in the United States.
Congress, House Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation, Reauthorization of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program: R&D for Resilient Communities, testimony of Dr.
The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
Reauthorization Act would reauthorize the program for five years, enabling earthquake-prone communities to better prepare and protect themselves by minimizing losses through infrastructure improvements and hazard and risk assessments.
The Senate passed the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act, a bipartisan bill to improve the nations earthquake preparedness.
The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program helps to reduce risks to life and property from future earthquakes, recognizing that earthquake-related losses can be lessened through a coordinated effort, said Peter Shearer, president of the Seismological Society of America.
Im also working to reauthorize the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
, which would complement this partnership by providing important federal assistance to state and local governments in order to reduce the overall risk of fatalities, damage and economic loss due to earthquakes.