Awareness of the consequences of hazards and actions to be taken before, during, or after hazards occur or are encountered.
100-Year flood - It's all about chance [ More info] Explains the concept, probabilistic nature, and inherent uncertainties of the 100-year flood to those who are unfamiliar with this concept.
Earthquake hazard in the New Madrid seismic zone remains a concern [ More info] GPS measurements made since 1996 seem to show this earthquake-prone area slowing down. Is it time to relax? Scientists who studied these data in detail say no, and this fact sheet explains why.
Earthquake hazard maps [ More info] National seismic hazards maps, global seismic hazards map, predictive intensity maps, shaking hazards maps and probabilities for California, and a variety of fact sheets on earthquakes.
Earthquake Hazards 101 [ More info] Provides links to explanatory materials for the layperson, including information on concepts behind earthquake maps, the use of probability, what the maps mean, how they are made, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Earthquake Hazards Program - Central and Eastern U.S. [ More info] Information on earthquakes in central and eastern United States with links to earthquake monitoring, published products, recent earthquake information, discussion group, and current projects.
Earthquake Hazards Program external research support [ More info] Abstracts, program announcements and descriptions of projects funded by the external research program.
Earthquake preparedness information [ More info] Links to web sites, publications, and fact sheets on earthquake preparedness.
Earthquakes in Hawaii -- an underappreciated but serious hazard [ More info] Shows where earthquakes occur here, the type of damage that has occurred, and the information that USGS provides to help people anticipate and understand this hazard.
Emergency operations portal [ More info] Critical pre- and post-disaster images and datasets available online for immediate viewing and downloading. Includes the Hazards Data Distribution System, an interactive map interface.
Eruption warning and real-time notifications [ More info] Describes strategy of volcano warnings and the real-time detection of a sudden eruption or lahar and immediate notification of the activity to the public and local, state, and federal emergency-management officials.
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