This Missouri Disaster Recovery Framework a guide designed to ensure better recovery planning, effective communication and coordination, and strategic collaboration at all levels of government and with whole community partners.
This Framework guides recovery activities both pre-event and post-event and describes the potential roles and responsibilities of City agencies, as well as community players, in recovering Seattle to a fully functioning state following a disaster.
California must comprehensively reshape how we rebuild after wildfires—or risk an unthinkable surge in costs and major setbacks to the state’s housing supply amidst a record housing crisis. That’s the finding of Rebuilding for a Resilient Recovery: Planning in California's Wildland Urban Interface, released today from researchers at the UC Berkeley Center for Community Innovation and non-partisan, non-profit think tank Next 10.
Floodplain buyouts are a flood mitigation strategy of acquiring frequently flooded properties and returning them to open space. A primary source of federal funding for post-flood buyouts is the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) administered by the
Several recent chemical spills have caused large-scale drinking water contamination incidents in Canada and the USA. The study goal was to identify key decisions and actions critical to incident investigations using the 2014 crude MCHM chemical spill in
Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology
Older adults consistently experience the greatest proportion of casualties during and after natural disasters compared to younger age groups. In 2005, approximately half of all deaths resulting from Hurricane Katrina were among persons age 75 years or
In April of 2010 the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill poured an estimated five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over a five-month period. This paper examines resilience by gender to investigate the role of social networks, risk perceptions
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)