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Article ID: 689025

Building to Withstand Natural Disasters Pays Off, New Research Shows

University of Colorado Boulder

A new study has found that for every $1 spent to exceed building codes and make new structures more hazard-resistant, society saves $4. Retrofitting saves $6. Doing both could prevent 600 deaths, 1 million injuries and 4,000 cases of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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5-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 688809

Handling Disasters Differently Critical For Coastal Cities

Texas A&M University

The field of urban planning is gaining interest as cities around the world, including nearby Houston, are facing increased exposure to weather-related risks and hazards ranging from sea level rise and flooding to temperature build-up and urban heat island effect.

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1-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 688713

How Coast Guard Response Is Benefitting from S&T’s University Partnerships

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

Using this visual, user-centered platform, USCG decision makers could spot the stations most capable of responding to the disaster and helped prioritize the restoration of stations in need of repair.

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31-Jan-2018 5:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687692

Government Funding of Hospital Coalitions a Good Deal, ASU Research Finds

Arizona State University (ASU)

New research by Arizona State University Professor Jonathan Helm finds that not only do health-care coalitions that share information have better patient outcomes, the benefits extend far beyond disasters.

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30-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 687860

Mudslide Prediction Difficult but Improving, Expert Says

Northwestern University

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11-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687535

Health Impacts on Families Affected by Winter Storm

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

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5-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687191

Texas Tech Researchers Develop Method to Assess Damage from Natural Disasters

Texas Tech University

The team from the Debris Impact Facility can measure debris volume using drones, then develop an information-based model to determine the cost of cleanup.

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21-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687114

Put Your Money Where Your Home Is: SJU Actuary's Natural Disaster Advice for Homeowners

Saint Joseph's University

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19-Dec-2017 4:15 PM EST
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Article ID: 686887

US/Canada Demonstrates Communications Interoperability Among First Responders

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

In mid-November, the DHS S&T and Canada's DRDC CSS tested and demonstrated that seamless communication is possible between first responders from both sides of the border during a major emergency.

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14-Dec-2017 2:45 PM EST
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Article ID: 686468

Wildfires Pose Great Threat to Health, Burden on Economy, and Long-Term Impact on Environment

University of Redlands

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7-Dec-2017 3:15 PM EST
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