SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Bay Area earthquake forecast fact sheet will be discussed, along with new earthquake insurance and retrofitting options, San Francisco earthquake resiliency activities, youth preparedness initiatives, and products and activities for promoting preparedness such as the Great California ShakeOut.
WHEN: AUGUST 30 2016
9:30 am - 12:30 pm General Meeting
WHO: Brad Aagard, Geophysicist, U.S. Geological Survey
Glenn Pomeroy, Chief Executive Officer, California Earthquake Authority
Mark Benthien, Executive Director, Earthquake Country Alliance
Divakar Saini, National Co-Chair, FEMA Youth Preparedness Council
Patrick Otellini, Chief Resilience Officer, City & County of San Francisco
Other Bay Area earthquake and preparedness experts
WHY: Recent earthquakes around the world and in California are constant reminders of the threat of earthquakes. Hear from experts at the U.S. Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency, California Earthquake Authority, City and County of San Francisco, Southern California Earthquake Center, and Earthquake Country Alliance on how the Bay Area is using the best available science to reduce seismic risk, and how the public, private, and non-profit sectors can come together as a whole community effort to increase resilience.
WHERE: San Francisco Library, Latino/Hispanic Rooms A&B
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco CA 94102
The Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) is a statewide public-private partnership of people, organizations, and regional alliances that work together to improve preparedness, mitigation and resiliency, administered from the Southern California Earthquake Center at the University of Southern California. Learn more: EarthquakeCountry.org
CONTACT: Mark Benthien; [email protected], 213.926.1683
SOURCE Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA)