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Hazard preparedness
Awareness of the consequences of hazards and actions to be taken before, during, or after hazards occur or are encountered.
Subtopics:
Aviation safety (5 items)
Earthquake preparedness (23 items)

Fire preparedness (4 items)
Flood preparedness (7 items)
Landslide preparedness (7 items)
Tsunami preparedness (6 items)


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PDF USGS Emergency Response Resources [More info]
Web sites, organizational units, databases, and services that USGS provides in response to a variety of emergencies.
USGS news and information on El Nino [More info]
Information sources on El Nino effects such as landslides, coastal hazards, floods. Includes links to maps and images.
PDF Understanding risk and resilience to natural hazards [More info]
General approach taken by USGS to providing communities with the tools and information they need to prepare for natural hazards that may affect them.
PDF United States Geological Survey (USGS) natural hazards response [More info]
The primary goal of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Natural Hazards Response is to ensure that the disaster response community has access to timely, accurate, and relevant geospatial products, imagery, and services during and after an emergency event.
Water resources of Virginia - floods [More info]
Brief description of project for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to prepare and modify Flood Insurance Rate Maps based on flood frequency analysis, ground surveys, and flood profiles in Virginia.
Water resources of Washington State - Flood hazards [More info]
Description of the Flood Hazards study project by Water Resources Program in Tacoma, Washington with links to other flood hazard projects.
Wildland fire research [More info]
Thematic descriptions of research to meet the varied needs of the fire management community and to understand the role of fire in the landscape including fire management support, studies of postfire effects, and fire history and ecology.
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