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Natural Hazards Observer, Volume 4, Number 4.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Engineering and Applied Science., June 1980, 14 p.
This issue contains brief articles covering the following topics: hazards research in the U.S. Geological Survey; earthquake prediction, warning, and planning; flood emergency planning, including a description of a homeowner's flooding handbook and information on simplifying flood insurance; relocation planning in the United States in the event of an international crisis; how Australia looks at flood risk; flood damage in New South Wales; and geologic faults in Texas. Project summaries are presented for grants on hurricane evacuation and flood design guidelines for architects.
; Hazards; Australia; Earthquakes; Texas; Forecasting; California; Hurricanes; Land use; Floods; Disasters