This book explores the nature of the earthquake hazard and the availability of insurance and reports on a longitudinal study of homeowners in four California counties to chart their growing concern with earthquakes.
1. Natural Hazards 2. Earthquake Hazards 3. Earthquake Hazard Mitigation: The Role of Insurance 4. The 1993 Study 5. Adoption of Non-Insurance Mitigation Measures 6. Adoption of Earthquake Insurance 7. Co-Variates of Earthquake Insurance 8. Perceived Risk 9. Results of Longitudinal Study 10. Policy Implications