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    Speaking Truth to Power

    Please Don't Call Them Natural Disasters

    Although hazards may be natural, we've long known that the disaster aspect is human-caused. Richard Olson examines how a seemingly slight turn of phrase impacts how the public thinks about disasters.

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    Moving Mitigation Forward

    New Knowledge and Next Steps

    Two new efforts put a spotlight on the importance of disaster mitigation and help communities make decisions about ways to invest in it.

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    Do We Stay or Do We Go?

    How Social Networks Contribute to Evacuation Decision-Making

    Quick Response research during an evacuation from Hurricane Irma explores how the depth, breadth, and diversity of social networks inform decisions.

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NHC Articles

Speaking Truth to Power - 02/15/2018

Speaking Truth to Power

Although hazards may be natural, we've long known that the disaster aspect is human-caused. Richard Olson examines how a seemingly slight turn of phrase impacts how the public thinks about disasters.

Read More...

Moving Mitigation Forward - 02/02/2018

Moving Mitigation Forward

Two new efforts put a spotlight on the importance of disaster mitigation and help communities make decisions about ways to invest in it.

Read More...

Do We Stay or Do We Go? - 02/02/2018

Do We Stay or Do We Go?

Quick Response research during an evacuation from Hurricane Irma explores how the depth, breadth, and diversity of social networks inform decisions.

Read More...