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Research performed by the EL Earthquake Engineering Group (2EG) consists of a combination of in-house and extramural research. Policy related work is awarded to

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NIST will develop a model to predict evacuation decision-making during fires through a better understanding and quantification of the risk perceived by

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Social and Economic Components of Resilient Multi-Hazard Building Design

Author(s)
Katherine J. Johnson, Juan F. Fung, Siamak Sattar, Christopher L. Segura, Therese P. McAllister, Steven L. McCabe
In 2017, U.S. damages from natural hazard events exceeded $300B, suggesting that current targets for building performance do not sufficiently mitigate loss. The

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