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An action plan for reducing earthquake hazards of existing buildings

An action plan for reducing earthquake hazards of existing buildings

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Published by Federal Emergency Management Agency in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Earthquake effects,
  • Earthquakes -- United States -- Safety measures -- Planning

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by ABE Joint Venture, a joint venture of Applied Technology Council, Building Seismic Safety Council, and Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
    SeriesEarthquake hazards reduction series -- 16
    ContributionsApplied Technology Council, Building Seismic Safety Council (U.S.), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 75 p.
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14504686M
    OCLC/WorldCa43361148

      The budget is a critical component of an earthquake preparedness plan. Unlike hurricanes and some other natural hazards, earthquakes strike suddenly and without warning (FEMA, ). There are two main consequences of an earthquake and that deal with both people and property. Lalrinpuii Tlau: Tlau is a mitigation officer at GeoHazards International, where she supports a comprehensive approach to reduce extreme earthquake and landslide risk in the fast-growing city of Aizawl, Mizoram in northeast —in partnership with the GeoHazards International team and local professionals—Tlau developed a scenario of a plausible earthquake with specific.

    But, what are the most common hazards that facility managers will probably encounter and be asked to remediate in a commercial building? Most likely, the hazards will include asbestos-containing materials, lead-based paint, and mold. Asbestos and lead may be found in older buildings, installed at the time when asbestos was known as a "miracle. analyze and manage the causes of disasters by reducing vulnerabilities and enhancing capacities in order to lessen the adverse impacts of hazards and the probability of disaster by determining the extent of risk of hazards. He put emphasis on the importance in conducting the assessment prior to planning in order to underscore the social Size: KB.

    This updated plan from the Network Coordination Office of the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure helps determine and guide research that lessens earthquake, storm, and wind damage. The plan is a collaboration tool for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers that outlines NHERI resources and can aid in preparing National. SECTION ROOTS 9 REDUCING RISK OF DISASTER IN OUR COMMUNITIES Understanding risk reduction – the theory Before an effective community-based disaster risk management plan can be developed, we need to understand the terminology and conceptual models which lie behind this approach. Many terms are used in this book, each with its own meaning in Size: 74KB.


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Get this from a library. An action plan for reducing earthquake hazards of existing buildings. [United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.; Applied Technology Council.; Building Seismic Safety Council (U.S.); Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.;].

Get this from a library. An action plan for reducing earthquake hazards of existing buildings. [Applied Technology Council.; Building Seismic Safety Council (U.S.); Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.; United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency.;]. This book intends to contribute to the aforementioned goal by stimulating the exchange of ideas and knowledge on the assessment and reduction of the seismic vulnerability of existing buildings.

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), a. An Action Plan for Reducing Earthquake Hazards of Existing Buildings. FEMA Washington, DC. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), b.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Reducing Seismic Hazards of Existing Buildings. FEMA Washington, DC. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), An Action Plan for Reducing Earthquake Hazards of Existing Buildings, (FEMA Publication 90). Abatement of Seismic Hazards to Lifelines: An Action Plan, (FEMA Publication ).

Abatement of Seismic Hazards to Lifelines: Proceedings of a Workshop on Development of An Action. Expanding and Using Knowledge to Reduce Earthquake Losses: The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Strategic Plan FEMA Incremental Seismic Rehabilitation of.

A review of information on seismic hazards needed for the earthquake-resistant design of lifeline system The Loma Prieta Earthquake [microform]: lessons learned: hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, R An action plan for reducing earthquake hazards of existing buildings [microform] / prepared by ABE Joint.

FEMA DEC An Action Plan for Reducing Earthquake Hazards of Existing Buildings. FEMA Jun Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety. FEMA Jan Federal Guidelines for Selecting and Accommodating Inflow Design Floods for Dams.

FEMA Mar A Unified National Program for Floodplain Management. He does note, however, that action plans for reducing earthquake hazards of existing buildings are already written with the support of FEMA, the lead agency for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), and include methodology for rapid visual screening of buildings for potential seismic hazards.

ABE Joint Venture: a, ‘An Action Plan for Reducing Earthquake Hazards of Existing Buildings’, Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA 90)Earthquake Hazards Reduction, Series Cited by: 1. National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Resources describe the existing and potential regulatory and financial mechanisms and incentives for reducing risks posed by existing buildings in an earthquake.

Volume 1 includes a discussion of the methodology used for these posed by existing buildings in an earthquake. HAZARD SUMMARY AND MITIGATION STRATEGY Status of Mitigation Action Plan The State Hazard Mitigation Plan (SHMP) identified 14 mitigation actions.

The executive The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) now includes an File Size: 1MB. M itigation — actions taken to prevent or reduce the risk to life, property, social and economic activities, and natural resources from natural hazards — is central to the Decade initiative.

Awareness, education, preparedness, and prediction and warning systems can reduce the disruptive impacts of a natural disaster on communities.

This book explains concepts in behaviour of buildings during earthquakes. The book dwells on basic concepts in earthquake resistant design of buildings, first describes these at a conceptual level and then articulates further with numerical examples.

It is an attempt to respond to some of. Reducing Hazards in Existing Facilities Because many of San Francisco's buildings were built before building codes and construction practices reflected a knowledge about earthquake resistance, reducing earthquake impacts requires exarmning existing buildings.

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Plan The NDRRMP sets down the expected outcomes, outputs, key activities, indicators, lead agencies, implementing partners and timelines under each of the four distinct yet mutually reinforcing thematic areas.

The goals of each. The Guatemala earthquake, The Mexico City earthquake Recent case studies Kobe earthquake Social vulnerability and high-risk groups Unsafe dwellings Economic vulnerability The failure of disaster preparedness measures Community resilience Gujarat earthquake Social vulnerability – high-risk groups Unsafe buildings.

develop next-generation performance-based seismic design procedures and guidelines for structural and nonstructural components in new and existing buildings.

This FEMA Program Plan is a refinement and extension of two earlier FEMA plans: FEMA 5 Basic principles for engineers, architects, building owners, and authorities BP 18 Design diagonal steel bracing carefully. 46 BP 19 Design steel structures to be ductile. 48 BP 20 Separate adjacent buildings by joints.

50 BP 21 Favour compact plan configurations. 52 BP 22 Use the slabs to «tie in» the elements and distribute the forces. 53 BP 23 Ductile structures through capacity design. Public policy for reducing earthquake risks: A US perspective Prioritising action on public buildings, especially schools and hospitals.

of the existing earthquake-prone building stock. Public Comments. Administrative Record. Project Description: The Hollywood Center Project is a mixed-use development on an approximately acre site, generally bounded by Yucca Street on the north, Ivar Avenue on the west, Argyle Avenue on the east, and adjacent development and Hollywood Boulevard on the south, and bifurcated by Vine portion of the Project Site located between.Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.

15, p. National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. Expanding and using knowledge to reduce earthquake losses: Strategic plan FEMA Document66 p.

Available online from FEMA. Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States. Reducing earthquake losses.For projects where buildings will have to remain functional following an earthquake (such as hospitals or emergency operations centers), in addition to having the entire building - including structure, finishes and equipment - protected from earthquake damage and providing back-up for critical utilities, a clear emergency management plan should.