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A joint project of the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes it easier and less expensive to protect certain types of homes from earthquakes. The two-volume publication titled Vulnerability-Based Seismic Assessment and Retrofit of One- and Two-Family Dwellings is intended to reduce the time …continue reading

Harley Rouda

In April, Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) led a request with 46 other members of Congress to the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee to include report language directing FEMA to consider the heightened risks posed to communities by climate change in developing guidance and reviewing grant applications for mitigation programs. This …continue reading