Below are links to the FEMA Library records for earthquake publications of interest to decision makers and planners involved in developing, approving and implementing earthquake- or disaster-related policies in the public and private sectors. Following the publications are links to several tools of use to this audience.
Many of the publications are highlighted in the Catalog of FEMA Building Science Branch Publications and Training Courses. Looking for additional publications? Visit the Index of Earthquake Publications.
FEMA's methodology for estimating potential losses from disasters
- NEHRP Earthquake Coordinators Web Site
Online seismic risk-reduction training for earthquake program managers and safety advocates
- Seismic Rehabilitation Cost Estimator (SRCE)
Archived program files for calculating cost estimates for the seismic rehabilitation of buildings