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The larger part of this information was taken from the following Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funded publications in an effort to not reinvent the wheel, but rather to synthesize the best information available into one effective guidance document appropriate to Arkansas.

"Earthquake Ready: Preparedness Planning for School", June 1990, Bay Area Regional Earthquake Preparedness project (BAREPP).

"Networks, Earthquake Preparedness News, Special Populations", Volume 6, Number 2, Fall 1991, BAREPP.

"Identification and Reduction of Nonstructural Earthquake Hazards in California Schools", February 1990, BAREPP.

"Earthquake Preparedness Information for People with Disabilities", FEMA 70, May 1985.

"Guidebook for Developing a School Earthquake Safety Program", FEMA 88, June 1984/Revised January 1990.

"Post-Earthquake Damage Evaluation and Reporting Procedures", March 1993, California Office of Emergency Services and California Office of the State Architect.

"Home & Family Earthquake Preparation Guidebook", February 1990, Arkansas Office of Emergency Services.

"Earthquakes - A Teacher's Package for K - 6", FEMA 159, October 1988, National Science Teachers Association.

"Estimation of Earthquake Effects Associated with Large Earthquakes in the New Madrid Zone", 1985, by Margaret Hopper, U.S. Geological Survey.

"The Effects of Earthquakes in the Central United States", October 1987, by Otto W. Nuttli. AP


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School Earthquake Preparedness Guide - State of Arkansas
Arkansas Office of Emergency Services, 1993