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The CUSEC Journal is the official CUSEC newsletter and is distributed quarterly in PDF format.  We also distribute a quarterly email that has a synopsis of the full edition of each newsletter.  To sign up for the newsletter, visit our home page and fill in your email address in the box provided.  Current and archived newsletters are now available for download by following the links below.

Beginning in December 2012, the CUSEC Journal is distributed on a regular basis as an email newsletter.  To have the newsletter automatically delivered to your inbox, please use the link below.   

September 2016

Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, QuakeSmart Workshops, Board Updates, and more...

April 2016

2016 National Earthquake Conference, CUSEC Board Updates, White House Executive Order, and more...

December 2015

ShakeOut Recap, 2015: Year in Review, NEHRP Committee Report, 2016 Conference Schedule

September 2015

ShakeOut Earthquake Drills Follow National Preparedness Month, CUSEC GIS/IT Working Group Recognized with FEMA Award, and More...

April 2015

Nepal Earthquake, Ride the Fault Line, NEMA Earthquake Subcommittee,and More...

February 2015

Earthquake Awareness Month, QuakeSmart, CUSEC Board Transitions, Joe Gillman, and More...

November 2014

CAPSTONE-14 After-Action Report, ShakeOut Recap, I-BEAM Exercise, K-12 School Earthquake Webinar, and More...

September 2014

National Preparedness Month, Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, Oklahoma Earthquakes, CUSEC Board Updates, and More...

June 2014

CAPSTONE-14 Exercise, Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center, CUSEC GIS/IT Information Sharing, and More...

April 2014

TEMA State Director Retires, America's PrepareAthon!, EarthScope, NEHRP Report, and More...

February 2014

Earthquake Awareness Month, Illinois and Indiana Building Inspector Program, and More...

December 2013

CAPSTONE-14 Planning continues, Great ShakeOut recap, CUSEC Hosts New Zealand delegates, and More...

September 2013

National Preparedness Month, One Month to ShakeOut, ROVER Webinar, and More...

June 2013

Tennessee Enhances Building Inspection Program,Virtual USA Adopts New Platform, and More...

May 2013

Central U.S. ShakeOut Moves to October, South Carolina Receives NAGC Award, and More...

April 2013

CUSEC Building Inspection Program, New NEHRP Publications, NEMA, and More...

February/March 2013

Earthquake Awareness Recap, TN Communications Exercise, Mitigation Publications, and More...

January 2013

2013 Earthquake Awareness Week, Missouri SAVE Coalition, and More...

December 2012

2013 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, CAPSTONE-14, Indiana Quake Cottage, and More...

Vol. 15, No. 3 - Summer 2011

Social Media:  A Responsibility and Habit in Emergency Management Communications, The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, August 23, 2011 M5.8 Mineral, VA Earthquake, Joplin Tornado Volunteer Inspectors Activated, Member State Spotlight:  Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources; Around the Region Updates, Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News - 2.4MB Download

Vol. 15, No. 2 - Spring 2011

The National Mitigation Alliance, New Madrid Bicentennial, The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, Member State Spotlight:  Indiana Geological Survey, Around the Region Updates, Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News - 2.5MB Download

Vol. 15, No. 1 - Winter 2011

Emergency Management and Disaster Considerations for the Mentally Ill, The New Madrid Bicentennial, Member State Spotlight:  Kentucky Geological Survey, Around the Region Updates, Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News - 2MB Download

Vol. 14, No. 4 - Fall 2010

Earthquake Hazard and Engineering Research Centers of the Central U.S., CUSEC Multi-State Working Groups, Lessons Learned from 2010 Earthquakes, Around the Region Updates, Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News - 1.8MB Download

 Vol. 14, No. 3 - Summer 2010

Observing the Bicentennial of the 1811-1812 New Madrid Earthquakes, Central U.S. ShakeOut, NLE2011, Around the Region Updates, Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News - 1.3MB Download

 Vol. 14, No. 2 - Spring 2010

Renewing Partnerships to Reduce the Earthquake Risk at Home and Abroad; CUSEC Board Transitions; NLE2011 Updated & Information; The New Madrid Earthquake Scenario; Around the Region, Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News - 2.5MB Download

Vol. 14, No. 1 - Winter 2010

Earthquakes Around the World Serve as Reminder of the Hazard Closer to Home; CUSEC Board Transitions, NLE2011 Updates; Around the Region Updates; Calendar & Training Opportunities and Other News - 1.65MB Download

Vol. 13, No. 5 - Fall 2009

Research: New Research Tools Lead to Improved Earthquake Alerting Systems; New Research and Earthquake Alerting Tools; CUSEC Geocache Initiative; Catastrophic Planning Update; Around the Region Updates; Calendar & Training Opportunities and Other News - 3.75MB Download

Vol. 13, No. 4 - Summer 2009

Multi-State Planning: A Critical Element in Effective Earthquake Response and Economic Recovery in the Central U.S.; CUSEC Member State Seismic Advisory Boards; Catastrophic Planning Update; Around the Region Updates; and Other News - 775KB Download

Vol. 13, No. 3 - Spring 2009

Role of Mitigation After An Earthquake; CUSEC & NMSZ Catastrophic Planning Initiative Updates; 2009 Earthquake Awareness Week Recap; Around the Region Updates; Calendar & Training Opportunities, and Other News- 1MB Download

Vol. 13, No. 2 - Winter 2009

Highlights of FEMA's 2008 NEHRP Endeavors; Member State Spotlight: Mississippi; Associate State Spotlight: North Carolina; Around the Region Updates; Catastrophic Planning Updates, and Other News - 2.5MB Download

Vol. 13. No. 1 - Fall 2008

Emergency Management and Research Professionals Working Together to Build Safer Communities; Member State Spotlight: Alabama; Associate State Spotlight: Oklahoma; Around the Region Updates, National Earthquake News; and More - 960K Download

Vol. 12, No. 4 - Summer 2008

Multi-State Planning:   A Reality to Earthquake Response, Recovery, and Mitigation Planning Efforts in the Central U.S.; April 18, 2008 Mt. Carmel, IL ; Member State Spotlight:  Kentucky; Associate State Spotlight - Iowa; Regional Updates, Other News, and More - 1MB Download

Vol. 12, No. 3 - Spring 2008

Mitigation in the Central U.S. - A Key Piece to the Puzzle; Building Codes, Regional Updates, Catastrophic Planning Updates, and Other News - 897K Download

Vol. 12, No. 2 - Winter 2008

Public Awareness: Reaching out to Reduce the Risk; Catastrophic Planning Updates, Regional Updates, and Other News - 750K Download

Vol. 12, No. 1 - Fall 2007

New Madrid Earthquake Scenario - An Overview, Regional Updates, and Other News - 1.4M Download

Vol. 11, No. 2 - Spring/Summer 2007

2007 Earthquake Exercises, Regional Updates, Catastrophic Planning Update, and more. - 1.12M Download

Vol. 11, No. 1 - Winter 2007

New Madrid Catastrophic Planning Initiative, Earthquake Awareness, and more - 544K Download

Vol. 10, No. 1 - Summer 2004

Building Codes - Where do you Stand? -- 540K Download

Vol. 9, No. 1 - Summer 2003

Communications - Is it our Weakest Link? - 2.49M Download

Vol. 8, No. 1 - Spring 2002

Rural Communities Take Charge, Disaster Preparedness for Small Business, Government Contractors,and more - 495K Download

Vol. 7, No. 1 - Fall 2000

Rural Communities: In support of Project Impact, Economic Vulnerability and Impact of Rural Disasters - 236K Download

Vol. 6, No. 1 - Winter 1999

Creating Safer Communities: A Partnership Effort - 3.19M Download

Vol. 5, No. 3 -  Winter 1998

Rejuvenating the Earthquake Program Through Project Impact - 1.3M Download

Vol. 5, No. 2 - Summer 1998

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Vol. 5, No. 1 - Spring 1998

Achieving Earthquake Risk Reduction Through Community-Based Partnerships - 379K Download

Vol. 4, No. 1 - Summer 1997

Disaster Resistant Communities: A Community-Based Approach to Hazard Mitigation - 483K Download

Vol. 3, No. 1 - Spring 1996

Earthquake Loss Reduction: Elements of a Strategy - 630K Download

Vol. 2, No. 2 - Fall 1994

Putting Research into Practice: Challenges and Opportunities - 846K Download

Vol. 2, No. 1 - Spring 1994

Northridge, California Earthquake: Implications for the Central U.S. - 621K download

Vol. 1, No. 2 - Summer 1993

Pre-Disaster Planning for Recovery A Multi-State Challenge And Opportunity - 550K Download

Vol. 1, No. 1 - Spring 1993

Disaster Response Re-Examined in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki - 213K Download