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Risk Safety Engineering Worldwide is the homepage of EQE International, a San Francisco-based engineering consulting firm. The EQE Earthquake Preparedness Guide is a study guide which contains diagrams, specifications, and instructions for project to make home structures better able to withstand earthquakes. The Disaster Reports Archive Index provides reports on earthquakes such as the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta, CA Earthquake; the January 17, 1994 Northridge, CA Earthquake; the January 17, 1995 Kobe, Japan Earthquake; and the October 9, 1995 Manzanillo, Mexico Earthquake. Links are provided to other natural hazards sites regarding earthquakes, windstorms, fires, floods, volcanoes, and other disasters.
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