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    Holding Healthcare Hostage

    Why Health Systems are Vulnerable to Cyberattack

    By Jolie Breeden

    A global ransomware attack crippled the United Kindom's National Health service recently—highlighting how healthcare systems are distinctly susceptible to cyberthreats.

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    Making a Case for Community Resilience

    The American Bar Association Takes a Stand

    By Jolie Breeden

    The influential organization recently passed a resolution to encourage members—and a range of other decision makers—to put resilience and disaster risk reduction at the forefront of community planning.

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    Saying Goodbye to One of the Greats

    Enrico “Henry” Quarantelli, 1924-2017

    By Jolie Breeden

    For nearly 60 years, the work of Enrico L. "Henry" Quarantelli has deepened our understanding of the human impacts of disasters. Now we must say goodbye to the indefatigable researcher who devoted his life to the field.

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NHC Articles

Holding Healthcare Hostage - 05/17/2017

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Holding Healthcare Hostage

Why Health Systems are Vulnerable to Cyberattack

A global ransomware attack crippled the United Kindom's National Health service recently—highlighting how healthcare systems are distinctly susceptible to cyberthreats.

Read More...

Making a Case for Community Resilience - 05/16/2017

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Making a Case for Community Resilience

The American Bar Association Takes a Stand

The influential organization recently passed a resolution to encourage members—and a range of other decision makers—to put resilience and disaster risk reduction at the forefront of community planning.

Read More...

Saying Goodbye to One of the Greats - 04/21/2017

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Saying Goodbye to One of the Greats

Enrico “Henry” Quarantelli, 1924-2017

For nearly 60 years, the work of Enrico L. "Henry" Quarantelli has deepened our understanding of the human impacts of disasters. Now we must say goodbye to the indefatigable researcher who devoted his life to the field.

Read More...

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Meet the 2017 Mary Fran Myers Scholarship Winners!

The scholarship committee has announced Vanika Arora, Lisa Jackson, and Sanaz Sohrabizadeh are the most recent recipients of the Mary Fran Myers Scholarship.

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2017 Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award Winner Announced

Debra Parkinson and Claire Zara, along with their colleagues, have been named the winners of the 2017 Mary Fran Myers award. Learn More Here!

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