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Outsmart Disaster Campaign September 2018 Update

  Outsmart Disaster Campaign Moves Statewide As we enter into the fall of 2018, our campaign will make a marked shift towards expanding communication efforts to a statewide audience. As a part of this strategic communications pivot, all campaign messaging and branding will now lead primarily with the HayWired brand’s call-to-action “Outsmart Disaster”. The science of the […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • April 27, 2017
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HayWired Scenario Seeks to Improve Planning and Preparedness for the Next Big One

What if a magnitude 7.0 earthquake happens on the Hayward fault starting under Oakland, California, on 4/18/18 at 4:18 pm? That is the question guiding the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) HayWired project, which is taking an in-depth look at the scenario posed above. Stakeholders from across the Bay Area, including Bay Planning Coalition (BPC), met […]

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East Bay Times: Connection found in two Bay Area faults

Connection found in two Bay Area faults Discovery means both faults could rupture at the same time By Alicia Chang Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new studyfinds. The Hayward […]

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Orange County Registrar: 2 San Francisco-area earthquake faults found to be connected

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds. The Hayward Fault has long been considered a threat because it runs under densely populated neighborhoods east of San Francisco. The new […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • October 6, 2016
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BPC Expert Briefing: Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement in the Bay Area

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING Earthquake Risk & Goods Movement in the Bay Area  Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:00 am – 1:30 pm San Francisco International Airport Domestic Terminal 1 – Conference Room T1A (next to the Southwest Airlines counter) »See the agenda and program slides« Join us on October 18th at the San Francisco International Airport to learn […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • August 5, 2016
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New Reporting Highlights Risk of “The Big One” Striking on the Hayward Fault at Any Time

Bay Area residents are unilaterally aware that earthquakes pose a real risk to California and the Bay Area. Many of us were here when the Loma Prieta Earthquake struck in 1989, killing 63 people and causing severe damage throughout the region, and we remember what a powerful and unnerving event it was. As a result, […]

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