State, FEMA to Host Hazard Mitigation Workshop in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management will host a FEMA-sanctioned "non-structural hazard mitigation workshop" in Jonesboro on July 27.

The workshop is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Mockingbird Room of the ASU Student Union.  The event will primarily focus on earthquake prevention, and is also co-sponsored by the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium and the Arkansas Geological Survey.

The session is free.  Participants may pre-register on-line at