Earthquake Mitigation

Non-Structural Mitigation



Most injuries during an earthquake are caused by falling objects. In the United States, over 90% of earthquake damage is to building contents. By securing contents in our homes and offices now, damages will be far less and many injuries will be prevented.
Mitigation- Non-Structural
Strapping Water Heater Graphic
FEMA 528 Poster
NonStructural Mitigation                                   Strapping Hot Water Heater                              Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt

Additional Resources



FEMA E-74

FEMA E-74
Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage

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