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Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country, Handbook for Southern California

US Geological Survey logoProduced by the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), USGS and several private and government agencies, this booklet provides information about the threat posed by earthquakes in the Southern California. It explains how one can prepare for, survive, and recover from a catastrophic earthquake.  The website provides a wealth of additional resources, including a Spanish-language version of the handbook.

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