We need to build our response capacity leading up to extreme-weather emergencies and implement a more systematic and assured process of reconstruction for victims in the aftermath.
Based on a decade of data from Hurricane Sandy, two New York City planners explore the inequities of disaster mitigation and recovery — and what needs to change to prevent climate gentrification.
Thaddeus Pawlowski and Donovan Finn
|October 18, 2022
A disaster preparedness expert weighs in on the many factors that can complicate decisions around evacuations and preparedness.
The storm revealed a new piece in the City’s growing climate puzzle: the need to address its network of illegitimate basement apartments.
|October 28, 2021
Given the essential role of the power grid, electric utilities are in a unique position to lead disaster mitigation and preparedness.
Qëndresa Krasniqi, Ryan Burg, Renée Skeete and Jackie Ratner
|October 8, 2021
It’s time to stop responding to frequent climate catastrophes and start preparing for them.
|September 28, 2021
The training programs will highlight best practices and lessons learned for pandemic planning in mass care settings, with a specific focus on society’s most vulnerable.
National Center for Disaster Preparedness
|September 20, 2021
Finding solutions to longstanding problems for vulnerable communities prior to a disaster can help recovery efforts after one hits.
Thessa Roy, Thomas Chandler, and Laudan Ghayebi
|August 31, 2021
Intern Dorothee Grant is using daytime and nighttime lights satellite data to help map urban areas at large spatial scales.