AGU Member's Organization Awarded $2.5 Million to Conduct Earthquake Mitigation
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 83, Issue 47, page 543, 19 November 2002
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2002), AGU Member's Organization Awarded $2.5 Million to Conduct Earthquake Mitigation, Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), 543–543, doi:10.1029/2002EO000376.(
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A California-based, non-profit organization whose president and founder is an AGU member, announced on 11 November that it had been awarded two U.S. foreign assistance grants totalling $2.54 million to support earthquake safety initiatives in 20 major cities in India, and 3 cities in Central Asia.
With these grants, GeoHazards International (GHI) will assess risk, raise awareness, improve school safety, launch self-sustaining mitigation activities, and strengthen the capacity of governments and in-country non-governmental organization (NGOs) to prepare and respond to future earthquakes. The measures should save lives and livelihoods in these earthquake-prone regions.