GAO reviewed six past disasters-- the Loma Prieta earthquake in northern California (1989), Hurricane Andrew in south Florida (1992), the Northridge earthquake in Los Angeles, California (1994), the Kobe earthquake in Japan (1995), the Grand Forks/Red River flood in North Dakota and Minnesota (1997), and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast (2005).
What does LPEQ stand for?
LPEQ stands for Loma Prieta Earthquake (California)
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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] After it became clear that the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 had so seriously damaged the de Young's 1919 home that repair was not possible, the museum decided to rebuild.
After the devastating effects of the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989, plans were made to rebuild the Museum's damaged buildings.
] Tribune, as executive editor, to a Pulitzer Prize in photography for its coverage of the Bay Area's 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
An atmospheric physicist at Stanford University, Fraser-Smith grew interested in seismology when one of his ultra-low-frequency radio receivers happened to record unusual electromagnetic emissions just before the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake south of San Francisco.
In a redwood forest, lots of shaking but little lasting damage October's tremor was dubbed the Loma Prieta earthquake because it occurred on the 25-mile stretch of San Andreas fault named for Loma Prieta Mountain.