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Northwestern University, Southern California, Mudslide, Engineering, Geology, McCormick School of Engineering

Mudslide Prediction Difficult but Improving, Expert Says

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Health Impacts on Families Affected by Winter Storm

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Texas Tech Researchers Develop Method to Assess Damage from Natural Disasters

The team from the Debris Impact Facility can measure debris volume using drones, then develop an information-based model to determine the cost of cleanup.

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Insurance, Risk Management, Actuarial Science, Natural Disasters, Climate Events, Climate Change, Homeowners

Put Your Money Where Your Home Is: SJU Actuary's Natural Disaster Advice for Homeowners

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DHS, S&T, R&D, Canada, International, disaster support

US/Canada Demonstrates Communications Interoperability Among First Responders

In mid-November, the DHS S&T and Canada's DRDC CSS tested and demonstrated that seamless communication is possible between first responders from both sides of the border during a major emergency.

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California Wildfires, wildfire management, Economic Burden

Wildfires Pose Great Threat to Health, Burden on Economy, and Long-Term Impact on Environment

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Southern California fires, disaster research, Evacuation plans, Emergency Response

Disaster Research Experts Available to Discuss Evacuations and Other Aspects of Southern California Fires

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Faculty Awarded NOAA Grant to Improve Tornado Warnings for Deaf

Researchers at The University of Alabama will study how tornado warnings could be improved in their accessibility and comprehension by members of the Deaf, Blind and Deaf-Blind communities.

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dark fiber, Seismic, Fiber Optic, Fiber Optic Network

Dark Fiber: Using Sensors Beneath Our Feet to Tell Us About Earthquakes, Water, and Other Geophysical Phenomenon

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Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown for the first time that dark fiber – the vast network of unused fiber-optic cables installed throughout the country and the world – can be used as sensors for detecting earthquakes, the presence of groundwater, changes in permafrost conditions, and a variety of other subsurface activity.

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Hurricane, Evacuation, Public Safety

UGA Researchers Seek Answer to Personal Hurricane Evacuation Decisions

Why do some people living in the path of a major hurricane decide to evacuate while others stay put? That’s what researchers at the University of Georgia want to know so that they can improve how emergency evacuations are handled.







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