Natural Hazard News

Los Angeles-Orange County economy hits $1 trillion
http://www.ocregister.com/2017/10/13/los-angeles-orange-county-economy-hits-1-trillion/

Simple methods to improve building performance in high winds
https://www.today.com/video/-1-metal-straps-could-help-save-homes-during-powerful-storms-1065039939911

Few Californians have earthquake insurance, but interest has jumped since the Mexico quakes
http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/insurance/few-californians-have-earthquake-insurance-but-interest-has-jumped-since-the-mexico-quakes/ar-AAsNdW7?li=AA4Zjn&ocid=spartandhp

It was a Mexico City office building. Now, after the earthquake, it's a tomb
http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-earthquake-tomb-20170926-htmlstory.html

Earthquakes are a part of life in L.A., but you wouldn't know it with all the warnings after Mexico City
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-earthquake-mexico-los-angeles-20170923-story.html

At least 3,000 buildings found damaged in Mexico City as search narrows for earthquake's last possible survivors
http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-earthquake-mainbar-20170922-story.html

Essential California: A sober lesson for California: Why some Mexico City buildings crumbled and others survived the quake
http://www.latimes.com/newsletters/la-me-ln-essential-california-20170921-story.html

Mexico City residents whose buildings survived the 1985 quake thought they'd be safe in the next big one. They were wrong
http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-mexico-earthquake-buildings-20170920-story.html

Why some buildings crumbled and others survived the Mexico City quake: A sober lesson for California
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-mexico-earthquake-california-20170920-htmlstory.html

Could your building collapse in a major L.A. earthquake? Look up your address on these databases
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-earthquake-database-los-angeles-20170920-htmlstory.html

Buildings Across Mexico City That Toppled in the Earthquake
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/09/19/world/americas/mexico-earthquake-map-photos.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur

SEAOC Response to Concurrent Disasters
http://www.seaoc.org/news/363728/SEAOC-Response-to-Concurrent-Disasters.htm

NIST Releases Six New Community Resilience Planning Guide Briefs
https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2017/05/nist-releases-six-new-community-resilience-planning-guide-briefs

At-A-Glance Overview of Resilience Economic Decision Guide Now Available
https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2017/02/glance-overview-resilience-economic-decision-guide-now-available

Helping to Build a Nation of Resilient Communities
https://www.nist.gov/featured-stories/helping-build-nation-resilient-communities

WeHo Will Require Owners of ‘Soft-Story’ Buildings to Prep Them for an Earthquake
http://www.wehoville.com/2017/04/05/weho-will-require-owners-soft-story-buildings-prep-earthquake/

Santa Monica adopts nation's most extensive earthquake retrofit plan
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-santa-monica-earthquake-retrofit-20170328-story.html

Some local landlords are retrofitting their properties before the next big earthquake
http://www.latimes.com/socal/glendale-news-press/news/tn-gnp-me-retrofit-20160715-story.html

L.A. releases addresses of 13,500 apartments and condos likely to need earthquake retrofitting
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-quake-risk-20160415-story.html

L.A. landlords and tenants will share earthquake retrofit costs under deal approved by City Council
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-retrofit-20160113-story.html

Los Angeles passes nation’s strictest seismic retrofit ordinance
http://www.asce.org/magazine/20151103-los-angeles-passes-nation-s-strictest-seismic-retrofit-ordinance/

Napa quake provides clues to which structures, and where, are at risk
http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-earthquake-explainer-20150316-story.html

Performance of Buildings and Nonstructural Components in the 2014 South Napa Earthquake
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/103966

Thousands of California’s brick buildings face quake danger
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-quake-safety-thousands-of-brick-buildings-still-not-retrofitted-20140826-story.html

Christchurch Post-Quake Rebuild Picks Up Steam
http://www.enr.com/articles/254-christchurch-post-quake-rebuild-picks-up-steam?v=preview

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