Seismic Study Announced In Seattle

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Release date: 
September 21, 2000
Release Number: 
R10-00-81

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced the findings of a national earthquake study that identifies and ranks the nation's high-risk and high-loss areas for earthquakes on Wednesday, September 30 at the National Earthquake Risk Management Conference at the SEATTLE, Wash. Airport DoubleTree Hotel. Copies of the study are available at http://www.fema.gov/hazus/

FEMA Photo: See Caption (L to R) FEMA National Earthquake Program director Craig Wingo and Washington state Emergency Management director Glen Woodbury discuss earthquake hazards with KING TV reporter Shanon Brinias.
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FEMA Photo: See Caption NW Cable News Television Morning Show host Meg Coyle (L) and FEMA Acting Regional Director Tammy Doherty prepare to go live to discuss Pacific NW seismic hazards and this week's National Earthquake Risk Management Conference in SEATTLE, Wash., Washington.
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FEMA Photo: See Caption FEMA Associate Director for Mitigation Mike Armstrong fields media queries on the new national earthquake risk study at the National Earthquake Risk Management Conference in SEATTLE, Wash..
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FEMA Photo: See Caption SEATTLE, Wash.'s National Earthquake Risk Management Conference Exhibitors Fair showcased products ranging from boxed emergency drinking water to tsunami warning signage and base isolation structures. (L to R:) Argonautics dsaster preparedness consultant Hal Skowbo, King & Pierce County Project Impact coordinator Claudia Ellsworth and Scholle Corporation product manager Tara Cavallaro discuss the absolute criticality of ready supplies of safe drinking water.
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FEMA Photo: See Text Below NW Cable News Morning Show host Meg Coyle interviews Acting Regional Director Tammy Doherty during the National Earthquake Risk Manangement Conference in SEATTLE, Wash..
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"Seismic hazard in the Pacific Northwest has remained pretty constant this last decade but seismic risk has increased dramatically, due to urban development,...

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