Structural Mitigation

The information provided on this site is intended to provide you with information on steps you can take to correct common weaknesses that can result in your home being damaged by earthquakes. The main source of information is FEMA's Earthquake Safety Guide for Homeowners (FEMA 530/September 2005). 

Topic Index (FEMA 530 / September 2005)

Earthquake Safety Guide for Homeowners

Earthquake Safety Guide cover link to document.

Homebuilders' Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction

Homebuilders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction link to FEMA website.