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Seismic Retrofit Incentive Programs: a Handbook for Local Governments (FEMA 254)

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ISBN-10: 1484111303

ISBN-13: 9781484111307

Edition: N/A

Authors: Federal Emergency Agency

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The financing of hazard mitigation continues to, be one of the more difficult impediments to creating a seismically safe environment for Californians. Both State and local governments have undertaken mitigation utilizing a variety of funding mechanisms. California is one of the most seismically active States in the U.S. The statistics generated by seismologists are sobering. Over the coming decades variously sized earthquakes can be expected throughout the State, some with catastrophic damage potential. A sample statistic: there is a 90% probability that either the San Francisco Bay Area or the Los Angeles basin will suffer a magnitude 7 or larger earthquake by the year 2020. Each of the…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English