When disaster strikes, our local supply chains are among the first to respond. Supply chain operators provide relief by securing access to critical goods and utilities like food, medicine and electricity.
As the Hawaiian Islands brace for Hurricane Lane, a category 4 hurricane that could potentially impact Hawaii between Thursday and Friday, the diabetes community is rallying to make sure that people living with diabetes that use insulin are taking special precautions. The Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition (DDRC) which is comprised of the Endocrine Society and several other leading diabetes organizations is urging all people with diabetes and their caregivers in Hawaii to act now to prepare for Hurricane Lane by putting together a diabetes kit and making a plan to stay healthy and safe during the storm and in its aftermath.
A three-year effort between University at Buffalo researchers and NYSERDA has produced three reports that provide information and strategies for everyone from architects and engineers to state and federal policymakers.