AGU's position statement Meeting the Challenges of Natural Hazards will expire in December 2004 unless reaffirmed by Council. The Committee on Public Affairs seeks comments from the members on the current statement (see below). Please e-mail your comments to Peter Folger, AGU Public Affairs, email@example.com, by 7 December 2004. An electronic version of the statement is available on the AGU Web site: http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/policy/positions/naturalhaz. shtml.