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About EERI UCSD

About EERI
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute(EERI) is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists. EERI members include researchers, practicing professionals, educators, government officials, and building code regulators.

Mission Statement
The objective of EERI is to reduce earthquake risk by advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, by improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political and cultural environment, and by advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.

Vision and Role
EERI’s Vision: A world in which potential earthquake losses are understood and steps have been taken to reduce them to an acceptable level.
EERI’s role: EERI is recognized as the authoritative source for earthquake risk reduction information in the U.S., and in partnership with other nations, will develop earthquake risk reduction information worldwide.  

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