GeoHazards International

687 Bay Road, Menlo Park,

California 94025, USA

(650) 614-9050

info@geohaz.org

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

 

 

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September 24, 2015

Bad choices can make buildings turn lethal during earthquakes.These photos were taken the day after a Magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015. What appears as a 3-story building had been 4 stories just hours earlier.

 

 A collapsed school building in Nepal the day after a M 7.8 earthquake struck. Photo: Anne...

April 22, 2015

Where earthquake risk is ever-present, there is a window of opportunity to prevent disaster. We often meet local champions who take this to heart. One of them is a colleague in Bhutan, a small nation in the towering Himalaya. Huge earthquakes have occurred on a major fault that runs along its southern border with India...

September 27, 2014

In this back-to-school season, consider the child in Kathmandu, Nepal who is 400 times more likely to be killed at school by an earthquake than a child in Kobe, Japan. Comparable earthquakes are many times more deadly in developing countries than in the US and Japan, where construction to seismic design codes is routin...

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