The Southern California Earthquake Survival Program

Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)


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In July 1988, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors directed the Chief Administrative Office to develop an educational program aimed at improving earthquake preparedness among Los Angeles County residents. the board recognized that current earthquake education efforts were not only insufficient, but also often confusing and costly. The board unanimously approved the development of a program that would make earthquake preparedness a year-long effort by encouraging residents to take a different precaution each month. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title The Southern California Earthquake Survival Program
Series title Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Volume 21
Issue 3
Year Published 1989
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 2 p.
First page 121
Last page 122
Country United States
State California
Other Geospatial Southern California
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