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Chakos, A. (April 2012) Linking Disaster Resilience and Enterprise Risk Management: Notes from the Field. Public Risk Magazine for the Public Risk Management Association. (download pdf)

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Chakos, A. (October 2011) Keeping Students Out of Harm’s Way: School Safety in Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcano Zones. For School Earthquake and Tsunami Safety in APEC Economies: Reducing Risks and Improving Preparedness Workshop (Sponsored by the U.S. State Department and GeoHazards International at the Academia Sinica in Chinese Taipei)

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Chakos, A. (April 2011) Toward a Resilient Future: A Review of Palo Alto’s Emergency Readiness. A Report to the Palo Alto Community. Palo Alto City Council  (download report) (download slides as pdf)

Contributing Advisor
National Resource Council. (2011)
Building Community Disaster Resilience Through Private-Public Collaboration. Committee on Private-Public Sector Collaboration to Enhance Community Disaster Resilience, Geographical Science Committee, National Research Council

Contributing Author
Bullock, J.A., Haddow, G.D., Haddow, K.S. (2010) Hazard Mitigation in Berkeley, California: Partnering for Community Action. Global Warming, Natural Hazards, and Emergency Management, (pp. 113-122)

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Chakos, A. (May 25, 2010) Getting a Jump on the Next Big Disaster. Huffington Post

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Chakos, A. (August 4, 2009) Acting in Time for Disaster Recovery. Harvard Kennedy School

Invited Contributor
U.N. Center for Regional Development. (Spring 2008) Regional Development Strategies for Economic Development. United Nations’ Regional Development Dialogue, (Vol.29, No.1)

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Chakos, A. (October 2008) Seismic Risk Reduction Sparks Community Resilience. 14th World Congress on Earthquake Engineering; Beijing

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Chakos, A. (October 19, 2006) Message to Locals in California: YOYO – You’re on Your Own. California Progress Report

Co-Author
Chakos, A., Perkins, J., Olson, R., Tobin, T., Turner, F. (April 2006) A Retrospective on the 1906 Earthquake’s Impact on Bay Area and California Public Policy. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake: An Earthquake Engineering Retrospective 100 Years Later; Earthquake Spectra special publication (Volume 22, Number S2; Oakland, CA)

Co-Author
Chakos, A., Knudsen, K., Samant, L. (April, 2006) San Francisco Bay Area Best Practices in Earthquake Risk. Proceedings of the 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering. (Retrieved from: http://www.1906eqconf.org/)

Contributor
UNISDR. (2004) Living with Risk: A Global Review of Disaster Reduction Initiatives. United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat. (Vol. 1; New York and Geneva)

Contributing Author
OECD. (February 2004) Learning about seismic safety of schools from community experience in Berkeley, California. Keeping Schools Safe in Earthquakes. (Chapter 2: Learning about Seismic Safety of Schools from Community Experience in Berkeley, California; Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; Paris)

Lead Author
Chakos, A., Schulz, P., Tobin, L.T. (May 2002) Making it Work in Berkeley: Investing in Community SustainabilityNatural Hazards Review. (Vol. 3, No. 2, American Society of Structural Engineers)

Panel Member
Ad Hoc Panel on a National Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan. (March 1998) Report and Commentary on Pre-Disaster Mitigation. (Vol. 2; Presented to the U. S. Congress)