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.
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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.
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.
Given the essential role of the power grid, electric utilities are in a unique position to lead disaster mitigation and preparedness.
It’s time to stop responding to frequent climate catastrophes and start preparing for them.
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.
Finding solutions to longstanding problems for vulnerable communities prior to a disaster can help recovery efforts after one hits.
Intern Dorothee Grant is using daytime and nighttime lights satellite data to help map urban areas at large spatial scales.