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Claire B. Rubin has 36 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy
The article titled Forget Sandy, the Worst Is Yet to Come is a news account of a Swiss Re Insurance Co. report. Some excerpts: The chilling insurance company report * * * cautions that Hurricane Sandy was nothing more than … Continue reading
What ever happened to the many recommendations make in the H. Sandy Task Force Report? It has been slightly more than one year since the issuance of the Task Force’s report. At that time the Diva was optimistic about the … Continue reading
In the Wash Post today, there is a profile of the woman who coordinated the HUD recovery efforts for H. Sandy. I have to say, she surely has been low profile to date; I tracked the Sandy Task Force effort … Continue reading
The World Meteorological Organization has released a new Atlas of Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes; Better disaster data enables better decisions. The Atlas is a 48 page document, available at this direct link. One of … Continue reading
As of July 2, I still cannot find any additional information about the National Disaster Resilience Competition. But I did see this item of interest on the HUD website: HUD RELEASES PROGRESS REPORT ON SANDY REBUILDING STRATEGY; Report Tracks Progress … Continue reading
From an article in today’s Wall St. Journal: Many Displaced by Superstorm Sandy Still Wait for Housing Help: Rules, Including Some Tracing to Fraud Seen After Katrina, Slow Delivery of Billions in Federal Aid