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Claire B. Rubin has 39 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Author Archives: recoverydiva
Regine Webster, who writes the blog for the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, recently interviewed the Diva about her approach to blogging at RecoveryDiva.com. I think she did a great job capturing my comments; see for yourself at the direct URL … Continue reading
Once in a while there is a positive story about recovery after a major natural disaster. See this one re Jersey Shore Rebuilding After H. Sandy. An important factor here is the economic conditions prior to the disaster, however.
From the HSDL, this article about a survey regarding threats/hazards; it is titled What Are You Afraid of?
2017 Likely Ranks in Top 3 For Most Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters in the U.S. During a Single Year
Houston officials let developers build homes inside reservoirs. But no one warned buyers.
From the WashPost this morning: Trump threatens to abandon Puerto Rico recovery efforts. President Trump served notice that he may pull back federal workers from Puerto Rico, effectively threatening to abandon the U.S. territory amid a humanitarian crisis in the … Continue reading
From Bloomberg News: Outdated and Unreliable: FEMA’s Faulty Flood Maps Put Homeowners at Risk