Eight months after Turkey’s devastating earthquake, over three million people are still looking for a place to call home.
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States have already filed at least 103 bills related to disaster resilience. Columbia Climate School’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness reports on what has been achieved so far.
A revamped map lets you zoom in to check the climate, weather, and geological hazards in your own backyard and then learn how to protect yourself.
In her class at the Columbia Climate School, this environmental justice lawyer provides tools and hands-on opportunities for her students to generate real-world impacts.
Disaster expert Jeffrey Schlegelmilch discusses February’s devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria, the challenges to building resilience, and how emergencies can reveal the inner workings of a society.
With a $1.5 million grant from FEMA, Columbia Climate School’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness will create and deliver trainings on climate resilience with a focus on equity for state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers.
Climate School experts help to explain this devastating weather and what it means in the broader conversation of climate change and disaster response.
As disasters become more expensive, state-level recovery measures are increasing in importance. A new report sheds light on state efforts to prioritize disaster resilience and recovery.
When a weather disaster happens every hundred years, it is an emergency. When it happens every year, it is a routine, periodic occurrence from which we need to protect ourselves.
Columbia Climate School’s Jeffrey Schlegelmilch spoke to members of Congress about how better preparedness before disasters strike can save money and lives.