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We are proud to be working in Guatemala! Retrofitting homes prevents death and property loss in natural disasters.
#EARTHQUAKE: 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck western Greece at 4:43pm PT; no reports of damage or injuries
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New website! Our engineering data, ranging from highly technical to accessible with low literacy:
Our new website! Stories about the hard-working, inspiring builders and families we work with and train:
Check out our redesigned website! Our goal is to make it easy to see how your support makes a difference:
RT @NASA: project w @USAID uses satellite imagery to better predict floods in Lower Mekong:
25 Years After World Series Earthquake, San Franciscans Safe in the Stadium But Not at Home… via @NextCityOrg
Great Q&A! RT @RMS: RMS experts answered #earthquake questions during a Reddit #AMA. Via @theinquisitr
Algorithm lets disaster response robots discern between humans and rubble… via @gizmag
Retrofitting old buildings to make them earthquake safe via @physorg_com
RT @homes_habitats: Earthquake resistant home in Haiti built out of old tires - interesting reuse of materials.
If rebar reinforcements aren't well-connected, they'll come apart when shaken and the concrete will crumble.
Our CEO is lecturing at a civil engineering class in Berkeley today. We strongly believe in sharing knowledge to promote better building.
Please vote to support us in the 'Making All Voices Count Global Innovation Competition'!… #MAVCGIC
Here's a close-up view of the dire #softstory #earthquake retrofit noncompliance placard I stumbled upon last night.
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Access to information: How it can #ZeroCasualty: How good governance saves lives via @rapplerdotcom…
We're proud of our progress: 230,000 people in safer homes and schools since 2004!
.@UN_Women releases 7th World Survey on the Role of Women in Development
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RMS: #Gonzalo now a powerful extra-tropical #cyclone & is expected to impact northern #UK on Tuesday bringing strong winds & heavy rainfall
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Just $395 to go in our #globalgiving project to train 4 builders in permanent job skills, for better opportunities:…
Bohol’s recovery from quake ‘slow’ as rebuild efforts hit snag via @inquirerdotnet
Our #IDDRR2014 event with Lamika in Haiti was a huge success! Thank you to all our partners and supporters.
An intro to our training in Port-au-Prince. We’re impressed with Michael's ability to narrate and climb a ladder!
University of Miami’s 38,000-gallon research tank will let scientists map Category 5 #hurricanes in three dimensions
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You may be surprised how many earthquakes occur on a given day:
Help us train four more builders in Haiti - we just need $445 to reach our $1200 goal!…
Magnitude 7.4 offshore earthquake kills 1 in El Salvador, rattles much of Central America
If Hurricane Hazel Happened Today: Warning System Improved Since '54…
.@AutodeskFdn is calling social good designers! How will you design a better future? Tweet answers w #impactdesign to win a @biolitestove!
Women of Influence: “The Rise of Social Enterprise” by Rhea Seymour, features our CEO…
The next big #earthquake in the Bay Area could be financially devastating with $200B in losses. Via @SFBusinessTimes
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25 Years After the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Are We Safer?…
Study bolsters view that San Francisco area is due for big quake via @WSJ
Cebu priests to include disaster preparedness in homilies via @gmanews #philppines #DRR #earthquake
Unscrupulous builders are worrying disaster management authorities: quality of construction is deteriorating… #india
Disasters affect all ages – especially the elderly. Let’s build an inclusive culture of resilience. #IDRR2014
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RT @EmergencyMgtMag: Freeways & bridges that collapsed have been rebuilt to withstand EQ over the 6.9M Loma Prieta
We are committed to fostering resilience with communities impacted by natural disasters. #IDDR2014
October 13 is International Day of Disaster Reduction. RMS proudly supports @BuildChangeNews to build #earthquake-resistant houses #IDDR2014
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RT @UN: Today is #IDDR2014 - @unisdr calls for age inclusive disaster management to save lives + reduce losses
Visakhapatnam Has to be Entirely Rebuilt After Cyclone Hudhud, Say Officials: Vizag needs to be entirely rebui...
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#Indonesia to build a giant sea wall along rapidly sinking Jakarta to protect from #flooding. Via @PreventionWeb
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