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Article ID: 690411

Assessing the Impact of Hurricanes on Puerto Rico’s Forests

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Building on methods they used to assess the impact of hurricanes such as Katrina, Gustav, and Rita on forests and tree mortality, scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have produced a rapid mapping of the disturbance intensity across Puerto Rico’s forests with the help of Google Earth Engine.

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1-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 690344

Mothers Need Better Safe Infant Feeding Support Post-Disaster, UGA Study Finds

University of Georgia

A new study from the University of Georgia highlights the need for humanitarian aid groups to be trained in safe infant and young child feeding protocols, following the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, which killed nearly 9,000 people and damaged almost half a million homes.

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1-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 690229

When Disaster Doesn't Strike: New Book Explores the Study of Highly Reliable Organizations

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

A new book edited by researchers at Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management and the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers research insights from the study of Highly Reliable Organizations (HROs), a field that has emerged over the past three decades and has revolutionized the way high-profile disasters are evaluated and prevented.

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27-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689834

Study: Corporations Can Benefit from Altruism During a Crisis

North Carolina State University

New research finds that altruism – and social media – can help corporations cultivate trust with consumers on mobile devices during and after natural disasters, such as hurricanes.

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20-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689545

Researcher's Fieldwork Builds Understanding of Community Resilience, Recovery in Face of Disaster

University of Kansas

A researcher at the University of Kansas is part of a $20 million, five-year project funded by National Institute of Standards and Technology that enables engineers, computer scientists, economists, urban planners and sociologists to study how communities recover from disaster and become more resilient to future adversity.

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14-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689528

The Hidden Traumas of Disaster

Texas A&M University

In the aftermath of disasters – hurricanes, earthquakes, epidemics, armed conflict, and the like – it is difficult to describe the true extent of damage wrought on society.

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14-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689307

EPA Administrator’s Global Warming Remarks Uninformed, Not Factual, Experts Agree

Northwestern University

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9-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689288

Researchers Compare Pollution Levels Before And After Hurricane Harvey

Texas A&M University

Although understanding the wide-ranging effects of disasters is vital for an effective public health response, a lack of baseline data has made it difficult to attribute post-disaster changes in environmental conditions to the impacts of disasters.

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9-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689105

S&T-Funded Tools Help Get Ahead of Storms

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

DHS S&T's HV-X platform integrates forecast and planning data to provide emergency managers with decision support tools for use in advance of and during tropical weather.

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6-Feb-2018 4:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 689108

Professor to Study Mental Health of Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico

New Mexico State University (NMSU)

Last year, Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, becoming one of the worst natural disasters in U.S territory. Ivelisse Torres Fernandez, an assistant professor at New Mexico State University and a native of Puerto Rico, has begun a study to examine the mental health of aid workers who are helping residents in Puerto Rico and are victims of the storm.

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6-Feb-2018 4:30 PM EST
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