MAY 23 2015

Long Beach Earthquake of 1933


MAR 29 2013

Disasters as Mirrors

California, Chris Christie, Earthquake, FEMA, Hurricane

Federal Disaster Relief as a Percentage of Disaster Losses: Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, and the Northridge Earthquake   The blustery grandiloquence of Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) demanding passage of federal Hurricane Sandy relief funding in the weeks before Congress approved its second and more significant portion of Sandy aid funding on January 29, 2013 was—to…

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APR 09 2011


Earthquake, Industrial Accident, Miscellaneous, Tsunami

Image via Wikipedia STATUS OF FUKUSHIMA Related articles IAEA Japan Nuclear Radiation Simulation & Wind Forecast Map (

JAN 28 2010

Haitian PersonFinder

Earthquake, National Public Radio

At the bottom of this blog page, the Haitian PersonFinder website is embedded. NPR and the Associated Press reported (See ) that Tim Schwartz, an artist and programmer in San Diego, helped build as a social networking tool for finding Haitian earthquake victims. Christopher Csikszentmihalyi of the Center for Future Civic Media at…

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