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FEMA report on 5th Commemoration of Katrina/Rita

FEMA has issued its own report, 16 pp., titled Katrina/Rita The 5th Commemoration, August 29, 2010 September 24, 2010. It is a short, bland account of the program areas — individual assistance, public assistance, hazards mitigation, environmental and historic preservation….  … Continue reading

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The long-view on the Gulf Oil Spill

Scientists Dispute Government Stance on the Lingering Effects of Gulf Oil. ProPublica,  August 17, 2010. …scientists seemed, on the whole, rather skeptical when a government report said most of the oil from BP’s well was gone from the Gulf of Mexico. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina – 5th anniversary

Since the 5th anniversary will occur at the end of this month, several organizations have been reviewing the events and accomplishments.  The Brookings Institution has issued a series of reports on what has been learned since  Sept. of 2005; the listing … Continue reading

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Haiti 6 Months Later: Recovery is Slow

Claire is on travel this weekend and asked me, Kim Stephens, to add this blog posting. This summer has been filled with images of oil-soaked marshes and underwater engineering feats and failures; the worst oil spill in our nation’s history … Continue reading

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New Report on Community Resilience – June 22

A useful new report titled Community Resilience: A function of resources and adaptability, from Syracuse University. June 2010. This 15 page report is a breath of fresh air — a clearly written, readily understandable account of resilience and its application … Continue reading

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