Making communities more resilient requires coordination across multiple professional sectors. These two forums, one national, one regional, provide opportunities to share expertise and build the relationships needed to tackle complex resilience challenges:
Mind the Gap National Earthquake Insurance Forum
Don’t miss out! You can still register to participate in this free one-day event, which brings together disaster preparedness professionals and insurance experts to explore the challenges involved in expanding the role of earthquake insurance in preparedness and post-earthquake recovery.
Public-private partnerships are a critical means of promoting and advancing preparedness across communities. One example of this kind of engagement and interaction is the Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, which will meet this spring in Lynnwood, Washington:
This Thursday, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) will present a free webinar that offers an interdisciplinary overview of earthquake risk and resilience in Utah today: from the underlying seismology of the region, to current retrofit projects and engineering challenges, to the policy-making context and community planning for recovery.
On Monday, March 28, CREW and our central-U.S. partner CUSEC, will present the national Mind the Gap earthquake insurance forum. This event is an opportunity for emergency managers, other disaster preparedness professionals, and disaster insurance experts to explore and discuss the issues and challenges involved in expanding the role of earthquake insurance in preparedness and post-earthquake recovery.