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Rutgers Geology Museum Hosts Open House

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Presentations on natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and their impacts will be held in Scott Hall and are open to the public at the Rutgers Geology Museum’s 52nd Annual Open House. There will also be hands-on activity sessions for kids, a mineral sale and rock and mineral identification in Scott Hall, and make-and-take stations in the Rutgers Geology Museum. Field Station Dinosaurs will bring its baby Hadrosaurus puppet and will also offer hands-on activities for visitors. All events are free and no preregistration is required.

Channels: Dinosaurs, Education, Family and Parenting, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Volcanoes, Geology,

Released:
21-Jan-2020 10:00 AM EST
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Newswise: S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Available both on the web and via a mobile app, SABER provides users with a means to upload and share real-time business status information with other organizations, particularly government aid entities such as FEMA, during an emergency or crisis.

Channels: Apps, Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Technology, Natural Disasters,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Measuring Disaster Resilience and Response Capabilities with ResponderCQ

Measuring Disaster Resilience and Response Capabilities with ResponderCQ

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T funded the development of guidance and tools to help communities measure their “Capability Quotient (CQ),” which is the readiness to respond to risk and to respond to disruptions of any kind.

Channels: Education, Natural Disasters,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 9:30 AM EST
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Volunteer Tourism Can Aid Disaster Recovery

University of Technology, Sydney

Holidaying in a disaster zone might seem crazy, but "volunteer tourism" can actually help communities recover from natural disasters, a new study finds. And it can offer a unique and rewarding experience for volunteers, if done carefully.

Channels: All Journal News, Earthquakes, Natural Disasters, Entrepreneurship, Immigration, Travel and Transportation, Staff Picks,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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