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Preface (116 kb)

Part One: Guidance Documents (165 kb)

Introduction (125 kb)

Successful Seismic Safety Advocacy (130 kb)

Earthquake Basics (130 kb)

The ABCs of Seismic Building Codes (153 kb)

Policies and Legislation (132 kb)

Appearing Before Committees (88 kb)

Informing and Persuading (88 kb)

Partnerships for Seismic Safety (87 kb)

Working with Experts (87 kb)

Effective Risk Communication (140 kb)

Using the Media (138 kb)

Further Reading (114 kb)

Part Two: Background Papers  (899 kb)

Partnership Plan: FEMA Tri-Center Project on Developing Research and Experience-Based Guidance for Seismic Safety Advocates (180 kb)

Peter May, University of Washington

Examples of Successful Seismic Safety Advocacy (507 kb)

Robert Olshansky, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Formulating and Evaluating Policy Alternatives (182 kb)

Daniel J. Alesch, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay and William J. Petak, University of Southern California

Gaining Attention (175 kb)

Daniel J. Alesch, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay and William J. Petak, University of Southern California

Communicating Risk to the Public and Other Stakeholders (249 kb)

Kathleen Tierney, University of Colorado at Boulder

Mobilizing Support for Seismic Loss Reduction (765 kb)

Kathleen Tierney, University of Colorado at Boulder


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