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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: Mitigation
From Fortune magazine, see this article titled Top Ten FEMA-Funded Disasters This is not an easy article to follow, but what jumped out at me from viewing the chart in the middle of the article was how much federal funding … Continue reading
News Release from the University of Colorado Denver: Today we launched a new guide and website on hazard mitigation planning “Planning for Hazards: Land Use Solutions for Colorado.” The guide and site were funded by the CDBG-DR program and developed … Continue reading
See this article from the conservative newspaper, Washington Times: FEMA targets climate change skeptic governors, could withhold funding; New rules put Rick Scott [FL], Bobby Jindal [LA], Chris Christie [NJ], Pat McCrory [NC] Greg Abbott[TX] in bind. [The Diva filled … Continue reading
Include Climate Change in Disaster Planning, FEMA Says. Federal funds that help communities brace for emergencies will stop being provided to states if they ignore threats posed by climate change in their disaster planning.
Newly issued guidance on mitigation from FEMA.
From Moore, OK, a story about a new Hazard Mitigation Wall. I never knew that a highway noise barricade could also provide high wind protection. Thanks to Rob Dale for this citation.
Coalition Calls for Natural Disaster Mitigation Strategy With tropical storm season underway, the Build Strong Coalition, a group of national business and consumer organizations, corporations and emergency management officials dedicated to stronger building codes, in order to protect homes and … Continue reading