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    A World of Disasters

    Knowing More and Losing More

    Disaster scholars often ruminate over why—when we have so much knowledge—we seem to make frustratingly little headway in stanching disaster impacts. In this Research Counts, longtime researcher Ian Burton puts forth a few thoughts as to why that's the case.

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    Reducing Mental Health Barriers to Preparedness

    Lessons from Haiti and Nepal

    Depression, anxiety, or trauma related to past disasters can all play a role in how (or if) people choose to prepare for disaster. This Research Counts details an innovative intervention that takes mental well-being into account when helping people prepare for disaster.

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    Making HayWired While the Sun Shines

    Quake Scenario Creates Opportunities to Build Resilience

    A signifcant earthquake along the Hayward Fault could cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars. But the community partnerships to publicize the HayWired Earthquake Scenario could help defray those costs.

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NHC Articles

A World of Disasters - 06/10/2018

A World of Disasters

Disaster scholars often ruminate over why—when we have so much knowledge—we seem to make frustratingly little headway in stanching disaster impacts. In this Research Counts, longtime researcher Ian Burton puts forth a few thoughts as to why that's the case.

Read More...

Reducing Mental Health Barriers to Preparedness - 06/08/2018

Reducing Mental Health Barriers to Preparedness

Depression, anxiety, or trauma related to past disasters can all play a role in how (or if) people choose to prepare for disaster. This Research Counts details an innovative intervention that takes mental well-being into account when helping people prepare for disaster.

Read More...

Making HayWired While the Sun Shines - 05/26/2018

Making HayWired While the Sun Shines

A signifcant earthquake along the Hayward Fault could cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars. But the community partnerships to publicize the HayWired Earthquake Scenario could help defray those costs.

Read More...

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New Reads

Good Practice Guide: Embedding Inclusion of Older People and People with Disabilities in Humanitarian Policy and Practice. By Supriya Akerkar and Rhea Bhardwaj. 2018.

Toward a Criminology of Disaster: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out. By Kelly Frailing and Dee Wood Harper. 2018.

Wildfire: On the Front Lines with Station 8. By Heather Hansen. 2018.

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