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    Our Next Director

    Lori Peek Chosen to Lead Natural Hazards Center

    By Jolie Breeden

    Award-winning sociologist, author, and disaster scholar Lori Peek will take over as the Natural Hazards Center's next director in January.

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    Who Needs a Shooter?

    Over-Alert Crowds Can Spawn Baseless Panic

    By Jolie Breeden

    A series of incidents where crowds fled from loud noises highlights the difficulty of responding to incidents where the most pressing threat is mass panic.

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    Stop that Racket!

    Preventing Mafia Meddling in Italy's Earthquake Reconstruction Efforts

    By Elke Weesjes Sabella

    As Central Italy begins the daunting task of recovering from a 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck last month, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is taking steps to stop rebuilding—rebuilding by companies with mafia ties, that is.

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NHC Articles

Our Next Director - 09/16/2016

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Our Next Director

Lori Peek Chosen to Lead Natural Hazards Center

Award-winning sociologist, author, and disaster scholar Lori Peek will take over as the Natural Hazards Center's next director in January.

Read More...

Who Needs a Shooter? - 09/15/2016

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Who Needs a Shooter?

Over-Alert Crowds Can Spawn Baseless Panic

A series of incidents where crowds fled from loud noises highlights the difficulty of responding to incidents where the most pressing threat is mass panic.

Read More...

Stop that Racket! - 09/08/2016

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Stop that Racket!

Preventing Mafia Meddling in Italy's Earthquake Reconstruction Efforts

As Central Italy begins the daunting task of recovering from a 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck last month, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is taking steps to stop rebuilding—rebuilding by companies with mafia ties, that is.

Read More...

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