Tag: early warning

Finding Seconds to Save Lives

May 19, 2014 3:23 pm

Redlands – The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services continues to work towards the implementation of the most sophisticated earthquake early warning system that could potentially save millions of lives. Based on a whole community approach, today Cal OES hosted a second workshop in San Bernardino County to inform stakeholders of the state’s vision regarding the public-partnership component of the project, an implementation strategy and how to build on existing capabilities, including a strategy for outreach program goals; engagement of the private sector, utilities and transportation agencies; funding support; and other issues.

The first workshop was held on May 7 at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. “California has been working on an earthquake early warning system for many years,” said Cal OES Director Mark Ghilarducci. … continue reading »

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