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Best Practices

The earthquake field is reactionary, altering current techniques after each earthquake around the world. There are successes and failures in every earthquake; each is an opportunity to improve the future.

Previous mitigation efforts have saved lives and often offer a return of $4 for every $1 spent mitigating. Drawing from these examples is a great place to start future mitigation