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GeoHazards International - a Nonprofit Organization | Advocacy:Preparedness:Mitigation

GeoHazards International (GHI) is a global network of people alarmed by the world's growing earthquake risk, aware of methods that could reduce human suffering, and determined to help.

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    tehranshake.wordpress.com Geohazards international « Tehran Shake

    [By Shideh] A great organization working toward global earthquake safety: http://www.geohaz.org/index.htm The mission of this Nonprofit Organization is to “reduce death and suffering – particularly among children – due to earthquake and other natural hazards in the world’s most vulnerable communi... Read article

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    youtube.com GeoHazInternational's Channel - YouTube

    Share your videos with friends, family, and the world GeoHazards International. Welcome to YouTube!. Welcome to YouTube!. GeoHazInternational's activity. About GeoHazards International. GeoHazInternational uploaded 2 months ago. Improving Earthquake Safety in Rural Peru. Created by. Latest Activi... Read article

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    reliefweb.int India: India: Appeal to international donors: Interim and long-term rehabilitation of tsunami affected population | ReliefWeb

    Mode of International Donations: Bank Transfer to Account Name: SEEDS-FCRA Account Number: 52810017829 Bank: Standard Chartered Bank, M-1, South Extension Part-II, New Delhi, INDIA Swift Code: SCBLINBBDEL Mode of Donations from the USA: Cheks be made in the name of our partner organisation, 'GeoH... Read article

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    scidev.net Quake survival, not foresight, needed, say experts - SciDev.Net South-East Asia & Pacific

    Earthquakes that kill over 10,000 people have become more common as cities have developed, he said, warning that an earthquake that kills over a million people in the developing world was likely "in the next decade or two". But early warning systems for earthquakes are not the way to save lives i... Read article

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    climateandgeohazards.wordpress.com Contact | CLIMATE AND GEOHAZARDS

    The best way to get in touch is via email: cgsleeds@gmail.com Also, please feel free to Follow and comment on the Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Climate-and-Geohazard-Services-University-of-Leeds/217694445042556 And the Twitter feed on: https://twitter.com/cgs_leeds (@cgs_leeds) ... Read article

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    theguardian.com Brian Tucker | The Guardian

    Brian Tucker is founder of GeoHazards International, a nonprofit organisation working to reduce the risk of natural hazards in the world's most vulnerable communities. He is also a member of the board… Read article

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    europeandcis.undp.org Natural Disaster Risks in Central Asia | Europe & CIS | UNDP

     [6] UN ISDR, 2009, Central Asia and Caucasus Disaster Risk Management Initiative (CAC DRMI): Risk Assessment for Central Asia and the Caucasus, Desk Revie  [7] GeoHazards International, 1996, Lessons for Central Asia from Armenia and Sakhalin, p. 7.  [8] The MSK scale is commonly used in Russ... Read article

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    geotimes.org Geotimes - October 2002 - Genius Grant

    Given as part of the MacArthur Fellows Program, the award recognizes past creativity, which Tucker demonstrated when he founded GeoHazards International (GHI) in 1991 - the first nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to mitigating earthquake risks in the world's poorest and most vulne... Read article

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    tandcvillage.com Town & Country Village

    GeoHazards International Welcome to Town & Country! For more than fifty years, Town & Country Village has served the Peninsula by offering unique specialty stores, daily services and fine restaurants. Newly remodeled with plenty of relaxing outdoor patios, beautiful landscaping and flower-filled ... Read article

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    news.nationalgeographic.com "Supercities" Vulnerable to Killer Quakes, Expert Warns

    "People do not like to think in terms of an earthquake disaster of 1 million fatalities. Nevertheless, I am convinced this is possible," said Max Wyss, director of the World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk Reduction in Geneva, Switzerland. Brian Tucker, president of GeoHazards ... Read article

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    pakistanlink.org Opinion

    Nonprofit research organization aiming to reduce suffering due to natural disasters, predicts that a 6.0 earthquake on the Richter scale would cause tens of thousands of deaths in major cities of the developing world. Here is GeoHazards' list of top 10 major Third World cities which are most vuln... Read article

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    wn.com Brian Tucker

    After observing the tragic consequences of an earthquake in Tajikistan , in 1991 Dr. Tucker founded GeoHazards International (GHI), a Palo Alto, Calif.-based nonprofit organization focused on reducing death and injury caused by earthquakes in the world's most vulnerable communities. Dr. Tucker an... Read article

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    cires.colorado.edu Doubts about GEM

    Some of the issues involved are discussed in the following references Sarewitz, D., Brick by Brick, 5 May 2010, Nature 465, 29 (2010), doi:10.1038/465029a "If scientists are serious about helping to reduce the vulnerability of poor regions to earthquakes and other hazards, they would do well to e... Read article

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    agiweb.org Geotimes - October 2002 - Genius Grant

    In 1949, Tajikistan was hit by a devastating earthquake that killed more than 20,000 people. Twenty-eight years later, Brian Tucker, who had just finished his Ph.D. in seismology, found himself in Tajikistan as part of an exchange program between the Soviet Union and the U.S. Geological Survey. I... Read article

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    botw.org Earthquakes Preparedness in the Best of the Web Directory

    GeoHazards International - Devoted to providing different awareness methods for avoiding earthquake risks. The Great California Shakeout - Discusses the annual event to practice how to respond in an earthquake. Include earthquake preparation guidelines, news, registrations, and regional events.... Read article

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