Earthquakes

ABAG

Earthquake event Thursday, ABAG has tools to help

By Mark Prado
Earthquake

With the annual Shake Out event coming up Thursday, the Association of Bay Area Governments wants to help you prepare for an earthquake. An online tool from ABAG is available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor. Read More

Averting disaster: MTC and partners planning for future
Resiliency
Mark Prado October 5, 2020
Plan

MTC and its partners will create a hazard mitigation plan, a document designed to help communities and agencies with their disaster resiliency efforts.

Great California Shakeout prepares us for Big One
Resiliency
Mark Prado October 15, 2019
By Mark Prado
Shake out

The Great California Shakeout arrives Thursday and gives people a chance to get ahead of Bay Area's next big earthquake.

ABAG

ABAG Has Earthquake Guide For You

By Mark Prado
Earthquake Guide released.

An online tool from the Association of Bay Area Governments is now available to help residents identify potential earthquake-related damage to their homes and provides information on how to gird against the next big temblor. Read More

ABAG

Video: Building a Resilient Region – The 2018 ABAG General Assembly

By Chirag Rabari

We recently reviewed some of the Highlights from the Spring 2018 ABAG General Assembly, providing an overview of the program's focus on topics such as wildfires, floods and sea level rise, earthquakes, and energy. The video above gives a sneak peak inside the event itself, featuring some of the the speakers and public officials who came together to discuss "Building a Resilient Region" and how cities and regions can effectively respond to the unique challenges of the 21st Century. Read More

ABAG

Highlights from the Spring 2018 ABAG General Assembly

By Chirag Rabari
ABAG General Assembly Post Card

Nearly 150 attendees from local governments throughout the nine county San Francisco Bay Area attended the ABAG Spring 2018 General Assembly and Business Meeting on May 31, 2018. The General Assembly brings together ABAG’s member towns, cities and counties once a year to review and approve the Associations’s budget and work program for the coming fiscal year, as well as to discuss urgent policy issues facing the region. The overarching theme of this year’s program was resilience. Major topics covered included recovery lessons from the North Bay Wildfires, adaptation strategies for floods and Read More