Drafting and implementing the strategy of development, principles and policies, laws and regulations of the national work concerning earthquake disaster prevention and reduction, and setting up seismic professional standards.
Drawing up a national plan for earthquake disaster prevention and reduction.
Drawing up a national emergency response plan for destructive earthquakes, and reviewing regional response plans.
Providing guidance for earthquake prediction and disaster prevention nationwide.
Putting forward proposals for rebuilding in earthquake stricken area.
Drawing up national seismic intensity zoning map or the ground motion parameter zoning map.
Providing seismic-resistance requirements for fortifying against earthquakes.
Supervising the work of other agencies to assure conformance with the Law of the People's Republic of China on Protecting against and Mitigating Earthquake Disasters.
Together with provincial governments, directing provincial seismological bureaus in carrying out their functions.
Providing guidance to seismological bureaus at the city or county level.
Administering the national earthquake monitoring and prediction system, and drawing up a national plan for earthquake monitoring and prediction.
Highlighting zones of emerging earthquake activity, and suggesting to the State Council areas for increased surveillance and preparation.
Undertaking the responsibility of the operating agency of the earthquake relief headquarters of the State Council for earthquake disaster prevention and reduction.
Providing quick reports on the earthquake disaster, and rapidly assessing the losses and damage.
Making suggestions to the State Council on emergency response measures that should be taken after destructive earthquakes in China and abroad.
Developing earthquake emergency response and rescue plans and equipment.
Providing guidance for the reorganization of CEA's institutions.
Drafting and implementing plans for new earthquake science and technology research.
Providing guidance for transferring research results into application and practice.
Supporting international cooperation on seismic science and technology.
Participating in international efforts toward a ban on nuclear testing.
Education Chinese citizens about earthquake disaster preparation, and prevention and reduction of damages and loss of lives.
Supervising the funds on seismic research, basic construction and special projects.
Undertaking other matters assigned by the State Council.