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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
With no fanfare HUD released its second progress report, as required by the Executive Order that created the H. Sandy Recovery Task Force. The report is 184 pages long. The press release and a link to the full report are … Continue reading
An Environmentalist’s Assessment of H. Sandy Outcomes. Thanks to Franklin McDonald for the citation.
From National Geographic, see: Two Years After Hurricane Sandy Hit the U.S., What Lessons Can We Learn From the Deadly Storm? In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of … Continue reading
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