Safer Buildings, Stronger Communities: A Road Map to Action for Earthquake Country

A Webinar Event

When: Wednesday, July 21 at 1:00 PT / 2:00 MT

Unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings can be deadly when the ground shakes. With so many URMs out there, the problem of making them safer can seem daunting. Now a new strategy—The Wasatch Front Unreinforced Masonry Risk Reduction Strategy—offers earthquake-prone communities a way forward. Join this free online event to find out more about the hazard and how your community can use this strategy to tackle it.


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Mitigation June Concludes: Highlighting the Shoalwater Bay Tribe’s Tsunami Evacuation Tower

On May 17, 2021, the Shoalwater Bay Tribe celebrated the start of construction of a tsunami evacuation tower with a groundbreaking ceremony. This is the first tsunami evacuation tower like this in the country and will be complete in Winter 2021-2022.

Check out the FEMA Blog:
Shoalwater Bay Tribe Builds Evacuation Tower to Provide Tsunami Safety for Community
La tribu de Shoalwater Bay construye una torre de evacuación para proteger a su comunidad de los tsunamis