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Caltech receives $10 million to reduce the risks and costs of natural hazards

The California Institute of Technology will launch a new Terrestrial Hazard Observation and Reporting Center (THOR) to reduce the risks and costs associated with natural hazards and the effects of global climate change including among others; earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, wildfires, and extreme weather events such as droughts.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Economics of DRR
  • Hazards:Drought, Earthquake, Land Slide, Tsunami, Wild Fire
  • Countries/Regions:United States of America

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/15393

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