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WIU Emergency Management Experts Available to Talk About Hurricane Harvey Response and Recovery

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After the Flood: Reflections on Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Katrina

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For the last few days, the world has been watching as Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall, first as a Category 4 hurricane late Friday in the Texas Gulf Coast. As the storm has moved out, some parts of the region may see more than 50 inches of rain, according to forecasters. With heavy rain still expected, rivers rising, and major dams outside of Houston overflowing as Storm Harvey pushes reservoirs past capacity, what can flood control officials and engineers do?

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After the #Flood: Reflections on #HurricaneHarvey and #HurricaneKatrina. Meet #RPI #CiivilEngineer and Dam Safety Expert Tom Zimmie

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Houston’s Flooding Underscores Disaster Management Challenges of Years to Come in Communities Nationwide, UB Expert Says

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In the Houston metro area, development "transformed a rural landscape into suburbs, worsening the emergency by putting more people and structures in potential harm’s way and limiting the options once such storms hit,” Renschler says.

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MEDIA ADVISORY:Third Hurricane Harvey Experts List from Johns Hopkins University

This is a third list of experts from the Johns Hopkins University on issues associated with the onslaught and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

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Like Sandy, Arctic Warming Made Harvey a Killer Storm

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Adverse Effects of Houston Flooding Will Be Felt Throughout the Globe

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Using FEWSion, a new mapping system funded by the National Science Foundation that allows scientists to quickly analyze changing information, a team of researchers were able to see how Hurricane Harvey will impact food and energy production and determine how the water supply aligns and interacts.

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ASN Supports Hurricane Harvey Kidney Patient Relief Efforts

As Houston area residents fight to survive Hurricane Harvey’s flood waters and wreckage, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) joins efforts by the American Kidney Fund (AKF) and the Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) coalition to provide continuity of care for displaced kidney dialysis patients in need of treatment. ASN Supports Hurricane Harvey Kidney Patient Relief Efforts Washington, DC (August 23, 2017)—As Houston area residents fight to survive Hurricane Harvey’s flood waters and wreckage, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) joins efforts by the American Kidney Fund (AKF) and the Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) coalition to provide continuity of care for displaced kidney dialysis patients in need of treatment. Today, ASN announces a $10,000 donation to the relief efforts for dialysis patients coordinated by AKF. These funds will help those affected by the catastrophic flooding and damage by helping replace medications, providing transportation t

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What Lives in Floodwater? Environmental Microbiologist Available for Interviews.

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Overtopped Dams Would Likely Lead to Catastrophic Failure

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