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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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Tag Archives: Hurricane Katrina
The advantage of writing a blog is that I have great literary license. Here goes a review of three different pieces on recovery in LA from Hurricane Katrina: two items are recently- issued research articles and one is a movie … Continue reading
Before the Next Katrina: Urgent Recommendations for the President & Congress on Gulf Coast Resilience; Center for National Policy, August 27. In a compelling new report, authors Steve Flynn and Sean Burke address a few new problems, namely, the likelihood … Continue reading
LIEBERMAN, COLLINS, LANDRIEU MARK KATRINA ANNIVERSARY In their press release, the senators note progress, but hit on the unfinished National Disaster Recovery Framework. Lieberman said, “FEMA has made tremendous progress since 2005 and is evolving into a competent, professional emergency … Continue reading
There are so many articles about the Katrina anniversary, it is hard to know which to pay attention to. Two articles dealing with long-term aspects and resilience in particular are as follows: We’re still not ready for another Hurricane Katrina; … Continue reading
Since this is the week of the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and her sisters Rita and Wilma, several news sources have produced special articles. A useful listing of some of the most significant ones can be found on the … Continue reading
Here are two more takes on New Orleans five years after H. Katrina. Lessons in Resilience from New Orleans, Andrew Revkin’s blog of August 13, citing geographer Bob Kates. and NOLA on Hurricane Katrina;[picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=new+orleans+katrina&iid=4801854″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/4801854/new-orleans-economy/new-orleans-economy.jpg?size=500&imageId=4801854″ width=”234″ height=”146″ … Continue reading
[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=hurricane+katrina&iid=4801856″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/4801856/new-orleans-economy/new-orleans-economy.jpg?size=500&imageId=4801856″ width=”234″ height=”151″ /]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 … Continue reading