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Helping Cities Cope With Disaster

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October 31, 1998
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Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers are working on a project to give city officials, regional planners, police and other agencies a tool to help them plan for and respond to disasters such as earthquakes.

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. -- An earthquake rocks a large modern city, injuring hundreds of people, producing major structural damage, knocking out electrical power, breaking gas mains and causing an industrial plant to leak toxic chemicals.


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