GeoHazards International

687 Bay Road, Menlo Park,

California 94025, USA

(650) 614-9050

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



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Our News

April 26, 2016


Last week when earthquakes in Ecuador, Japan, and Myanmar lit up the news, I was in China learning more about the world’s deadliest recorded earthquake. I was reminded that disaster can still strike in the blink of an eye, just as it did in Sha’anxi Province 460 years ago.


The difference today is that we know earthqua...

December 9, 2014

I am excited to share some highlights of GeoHazards International’s work in 2014. We help the world’s most vulnerable communities avert catastrophes before disaster strikes, in order to save lives, reduce suffering, and build prosperous societies.


Though the words “disaster preparedness” and “risk” may seem r...

April 7, 2014

Catastrophes from tsunamis are not as haphazard as some people think. Women, children and elders in developing countries, for example, perish or suffer trauma disproportionately more than others. Faced with only minutes to evacuate coastal areas, they are least likely to have a nearby place of refuge, a means to get th...

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Taming UNnatural Disasters

July 21, 2017

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September 24, 2018

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