Earthquakes and tsunamis can result in death and devastation.
...but unsafe construction practices persist in developing countries. This can result in 100 times
more deaths and injuries during earthquakes.
Since 1991, we've worked to end preventable death and suffering from natural disasters.
TOGETHER WE CAN OUTSMART DISASTERS AROUND THE WORLD
Developed nations abide by safe building codes...
We've worked in Nepal, India, Haiti, Indonesia, Peru, Ecuador, Bhutan, the Solomon Islands, Turkey, Pakistan, Central Asia ...
Places like Nepal, India, Ecuador, Haiti and Indonesia are highly vulnerable.
Why the danger?
What does GeoHazards International do?
By partnering with local communities and training engineers, masons and builders...
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to identify hazards and affordable solutions
to construct high-ground tsunami parks near coastal places
to retrofit school buildings
to assess hospital disaster readiness
to locally produce earthquake desks