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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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Category Archives: Floods
The Diva has been contemplating the concept of resilience, as described in the document Disaster Resilience; A National Imperative, published by the National Academy of Sciences in 2012. Reviewing it against the present setting of disaster recovery efforts in Houston, … Continue reading
Houston officials let developers build homes inside reservoirs. But no one warned buyers.
From Bloomberg News: Outdated and Unreliable: FEMA’s Faulty Flood Maps Put Homeowners at Risk
Business Groups To Trump: Let’s Stop Building In Dangerous Flood Zones President Trump repealed Obama-era flood rules weeks before Harvey hit. Now about 30 business, emergency management, environmental, and fiscally conservative groups are urging him to adopt new rules — … Continue reading
From the NY Times: When Rising Seas Transform Risk Into Certainty. “Along parts of the East Coast, the entire system of insuring coastal property is beginning to break down.”
Louisiana flood response blasted by Congress after state, FEMA ‘fell on its face,’ lawmaker says. Tension over Louisiana’s recovery from last year’s catastrophic floods became the focus of a Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, with Republican congressmen repeatedly taking … Continue reading