The Amatrice seismic sequence: preliminary data and results

A Special Issue of the Annals of Geophysics on Central Italy Earthquakes, released by INGV, is now available


Push for Mobile Hospitals in Italy

September 2, 2016  
Filed under Emergency Response, Hospitals

Erica Fischer, Ph.D., P.E., Degenkolb Engineers The Amatrice Earthquake highlighted the need for mobile hospitals after an earthquake. The Amatrice Earthquake severely damaged the local hospital causing emergency vehicles to reroute to neighboring towns. The photo below shows the state of the hosptial...


Situation report

September 2, 2016  
Filed under Emergency Response

Keshab Sharma PhD student, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, AB, Canada Situation Assessment Report-EQ Italy


Emergency Response topics curated by Laura Whitehurst

August 30, 2016  
Filed under Curated Topics, Emergency Response

Laura Whitehurst, PE, SE, LEED AP BD+C, of Walter P Moore in San Francisco, will be curating the Emergency Response postings for this virtual clearinghouse.  Whitehurst was the co-curator of the Schools topic of EERI’s virtual clearinghouse for the 2015 Nepal earthquake.  She has experience...


Early Response

August 30, 2016  
Filed under Curated Topics, Emergency Response

by Laura Whitehurst, SE (Walter P Moore and Associates) The Italian Red Cross have been supporting the early response effort by providing search and rescue assistance, first aid, and mobile kitchens. Per ARRL (National Association for Amateur Radio), Italian radio amateurs have been assisting in the...