FEMA offers free webinar on earthquake safety in schools

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will hold a free 90-minute webinar on earthquake safety and mitigation for schools beginning at 10 a.m. AKST on Thursday, Jan. 31.

Topics include assessing risks, developing a plan to mitigate them, securing non-structural components of buildings and applying incremental seismic rehabilitation.

Registration is not required. Simply go online to the webinar link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar. The audio access is can be obtained by dialing 1-888-387-8686, code 5416036.

The webinar’s information is based on a document available at http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=1980.

The webinar is 30 minutes long.


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