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Disaster Research Expert Tricia Wachtendorf Is Available to Discuss How to Help Those Devastated by Cyclone Pam

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As Oso Disaster Anniversary Nears, Kentucky Geologists Urge Preparation for Landslides

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As the anniversary of the most fatal landslide in the history of the continental United States approaches, we are reminded of the importance of evaluating geologic hazards and communicating that information to communities that may be at risk, including Kentucky, where landslides were reported in in Muhlenburg and Caldwell counties this month.

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Roof Collapse Concerns Due to Heavy Snow? Meet Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Michael O’Rourke - U.S. Expert on Snow Loads

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2011 Houston Heat Wave Led to Significant Rise in Emergency Department Visits

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Houston experienced its hottest summer on record in 2011, resulting in 278 excess emergency department visits per day during the August heat wave, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) published recently in Environmental Health.

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UI Researchers Link Smoke From Fires to Tornado Intensity

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University of Iowa researchers have found that smoke from fires can intensify tornadoes. They examined the effects of smoke—resulting from spring agricultural land-clearing fires in Central America—transported across the Gulf of Mexico and encountering tornado conditions already in process in the United States.

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After the Storm: Whether Shoveling or Snow Blowing, Heart Patients Must Exercise Caution, Advises UB Cardiologist

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Bad Weather Warnings Most Effective if Probability Included, New Research Suggests

Risk researchers find that the public may respond best to severe weather warnings if they include a probability estimate, an important finding not only for the present but also for the longer-term future as climate change brings more frequent and severe threats.