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2021 January - February
Our Top Story in this issue is the commemoration of GEM’s 12-year anniversary with an article taking stock of how far GEM has come in its 12 years...
2020 November - December
Our Top Story in this issue is a recap of GEM’s 2020 activities and milestones. If you missed any of our important events or announcements...
2020 September - October
Our Top Story in this issue is the release of several regional and national earthquake hazard and risk models on UNDRR’s IDRR Day.
2020 July - August
In this issue of TOPIQS, we’d like to highlight GEM’s participation in the landmark insurance project by IDF...
2020 May - June
In this issue of TOPIQS, we’d like to highlight the following milestone Board decisions.
2020 March - April
Despite March and April being the worst months for the virus in Italy, GEM has continued to be productive and, along with all of you, we are learning to work...
2020 January - February
The TOPIQS newsletter has a new design and layout to make your navigation easy and your reading enjoyable.
2019 October - December
Our top stories focus on our work on SV modelling, the TREQ project, the GEM Impact Story Series project and OQ workshop in Canada.
2019 July - September
In this issue of TOPIQS, our top stories focus on new partnerships. Welcome to the GEM family Swiss Re Group, GC, GP and EDF/CEA!
2019 May - July
As usual, the third issue of TOPIQS is filled with a variety of topics and GEM activities that have occurred over the past three months.
2019 March - May
In this second issue of TOPIQS, we are happy to announce our partnership with USGS to enhance global earthquake loss modeling.
2019 January - March
In this first issue of TOPIQS for 2019, GEM would like to share with you a variety of topics and GEM activities that have occured over the past three months...
2018 October - November
GEM receives Damir Čemerin Award for its leadership in supporting disaster risk reduction. Our heartfelt thanks go to all our partners and collaborators.
2018 July - September
GEM new partnerships with Willis Watson Towers (WTW) and The 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC).
2018 May - June
Global Model Review Panel completes report prepared by seven international experts that met on 18-19 April 2018.
2017 January - February
The Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM) is excited to share with you the inaugural issue of our TOPIQS newsletter!
2017 March - April
We hope that you are all doing well. Before anything else, we would like to thank you for the big success of TOPIQS maiden issue.
2017 May - June
Once again, it has been a very busy two months at GEM. Below is a map of our May-June actvities and locations.
2017 July - August
In this issue, we highlight the awarding of a USAID project - CRAVE to GEM and updates on the Challenge Funds project. Read on to get more details.
2017 September - October
In this issue, we highlight GEM's stakeholder engagement and hazard and risk assessment activities in Central and South America
2017 November - December
2017 has been another year of intensive activity for the GEM Secretariat. 2017 saw significant...
2018 January - February
GEM turns 9! In this issue, celebrate with us GEM’s 9th foundation anniversary! The Global Earthquake...
2018 March - April
In this issue, GEM would like to share a rich variety of topics and GEM activities over the past two months...