New GAO Report on Earthquakes
MAY 4, 2022
The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program helps U.S. Earthquakes: Opportunities Exist to Further Assess Risk, Build Resilience, and Communicate Research. link]. communities strengthen their earthquake resilience. For example, the program educates the public on earthquake risks and helps communities update building codes and improve design and construction practices. The program has started assessing progress, for example, by tracking building code adoption in 22,000 jurisdictions.