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Claire B. Rubin has 40 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
From the House Homeland Security Committee: Preparedness, Response, and Rebuilding: Lessons from the 2017 Disasters
In the U.S. we rely on the Saffir-Simpson Scale to measure hurricanes; that scale gives a 5 rating to the strongest storms. Now there is consideration of a possible addition to the scale. See: Stronger storms mean new ‘category six’ … Continue reading
Hurricane season is finally ending. Interesting facts and figures for the 2017 season of hurricanes.
From the WSJ: Two Months After Harvey, Houston Continues to Count the Cost Tens of thousands are still living in hotel rooms from the August hurricane, which is estimated to have cost $73.5 billion in economic loss. Note that the … Continue reading
From the weather team at the WashPost.: Harvey. Irma. Maria. Why is this hurricane season so bad?
From the WashPost: Hurricanes are menacing our economy. We have to invest in better prediction. To protect our communities and our nation’s economy, we must make smart investments that will advance our forecasts. This would provide actionable intelligence for officials … Continue reading
From a former NY Times reporter: After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, Familiar Dangers With Higher Stakes