National Earthquake Resilience

This document discusses earthquake resilience in the United States and recommendations to further protect the nation's people and infrastructure from earthquakes. It begins by outlining the risks posed by earthquakes and the progress the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program has made in the past 30 years. It then goes into a broader discussion of resilience and disaster planning when it comes to earthquakes. Finally, the paper lays out 18 "tasks" that make up a roadmap to better earthquake resilience.

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