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Prayers Can Crowd Out Donations for Disaster Victims

University of Wyoming

People who offer prayers for victims of natural disasters may be less likely to donate to those victims, according to research by a University of Wyoming economist.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Natural Disasters, Hurricanes, Economics, Staff Picks,

Released:
26-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Communities must band together to protect against bushfires

Communities must band together to protect against bushfires

University of South Australia

As Australia confronts devastating bushfire conditions, people across the nation are doing all they can to ensure the safety of their homes, property and loved ones. But while many individuals are responding well to bushfire risks, a lack of preparation on the community level could be hampering their efforts, according to new research from the University of South Australia.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Geology, Wildlife, Natural Disasters,

Released:
24-Nov-2019 7:05 PM EST
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29-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: University of Vermont to Join FAA’s ASSURE Consortium

University of Vermont to Join FAA’s ASSURE Consortium

University of Vermont

The University of Vermont will conduct research on the safe use of drones during emergencies for the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the FAA’s Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, or ASSURE. The university has just joined the consortium of research universities.

Channels: Technology, Natural Disasters,

Released:
1-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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UWM to Offer Tuition, Application Help to Bahamas Students Impacted by Hurricane

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE_The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is offering tuition and admissions assistance to students from the Bahamas impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

Channels: Education, Hurricanes, Natural Disasters,

Released:
30-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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New Collaborative Hazard and Disaster Research Network Aims to Advance Innovation

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

A new grant from the National Science Foundation will support the creation of a national network of researchers in systems engineering seeking to develop innovative methods for mitigating, responding to, and learning from hazards and disasters.

Channels: Climate Science, Engineering, Technology, Floods, Natural Disasters,

Released:
24-Sep-2019 9:15 AM EDT
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