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Climate change leading to water shortage in Andes, Himalayas

Ohio State University

Climate change could have devastating effects on vulnerable residents in the Andes mountains and the Tibetan plateau, according to researchers at The Ohio State University who have been studying glaciers in those areas for decades. Their findings—that glaciers in both parts of the world are melting more rapidly than at any point in the last 10,000 years—mean the water supply in parts of Peru, Pakistan, China, India and Nepal will decline, soon.

14-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705228

Nursing instructor changed forever by hurricane relief work

Wichita State University

Wichita State University nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. He describes the experience as tough but rewarding.

11-Dec-2018 10:10 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 705109

Houses in Hurricane Strike Zones Are Built Back Bigger

University of Southampton

A study of hurricane-hit areas of the United States has revealed a trend of larger homes being built to replace smaller ones in the years following a storm.

7-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704144

Organizations with broad social ties improve outcomes for communities recovering from natural disasters

University at Buffalo

The most equitable recoveries following a natural disaster where in places that saw an increase in organizations that have a broad, crosscutting presence. In order to encourage a wide economic recovery, communities should think about activating advocacy organizations, such as environmental groups, political organizations and human-rights groups.

16-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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