Tag Archives: Flood

Why Is It So Hard to Sustain Interest in Comprehensive EM?

After mounting an effective recovery effort for recent floods, the State of Iowa is ending its efforts. Rebuild Iowa Office to shut down. June 6. The agency that coordinated the state’s recovery from the historic flood and tornado disasters of … Continue reading

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Slow-onset disasters have unique recovery issues

A recent article titled The Special Pain of a Slow Disaster, NY Times, November 10, raises a number of interesting points that I have not seen before.  I will mention two points – the first is lagging assistance to areas … Continue reading

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Pakistan – disaster recovery under extreme conditions and great scrutiny

As noted here many times, the recovery process is a complex one and one that is hard to accomplish in the U.S.  When the U.S. participates in the international response to a major to catastrophic disaster in another sovereign nation … Continue reading

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