Quick Response Reports

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QR253 An Empirical Investigation of the Material Convergence Problem. (2015) Andrew N. Arnette and Christopher W. Zobel.

QR252 High School Football as a Catalyst for Disaster Recovery: The Case of the November 17, 2013, Washington, Illinois Tornado. (2014) Nick W. Swope and Jack L. Rozdilsky.

QR251 Social Media Use in the Face of Disaster: An Exploration of Communication Practices Among Stakeholders Affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (2014) Bruno Takahashi and Edson C. Tandoc.

QR250 Understanding Household Recovery Following the Colorado Flash Floods (2013). Andrew Rumbach, Carrie Makarewicz, Jeremny Nemeth, and Deborah Thomas.

QR249 Problems Related to the Oil and Gas Industry During a Flood Disaster: The Nature and Extent of Citizen Complaints and Satisfaction with Government Responses. Tara Opsal and Tara O’Connor Shelley. 2014.

QR248 Policy Learning and Community Recovery: Analyzing Responses to Colorado’s Extreme Flood Events of 2013. Deserai Crow and Elizabeth Albright. 2014.

QR247 Women in the Face of Disaster: Incorporating Gender Perspectives into Disaster Policy. Bridgette Cram. 2014.

QR246 A Pilot Assessment of Psychological Factors Associated with Hurricane Sandy Preparedness in Post-Earthquake Haiti. Leah E. James. 2014.

QR245 Spatial Patterns of Mortality Risk within a Tornado Path: A Fine-scale Spatial Analysis of Spatial Video-collected Damage Data for the Newcastle-Moore Tornado of May 21, 2013. Andrew Curtis, Spencer Baker, Xinyue Ye, Jacqueline W. Curtis, and Grant Floyd. 2013.

QR244 Influence of Household Recovery Capacity and Urgency on Post-Disaster Relocation: A Case Study of The Rockaways, New York After Hurricane Sandy. Divya Chandrasekhar and Donovan Finn. 2013.

QR243 Impacts of Superstorm Sandy on New York City’s New Waterfront Parks. Rutherford Platt. 2013.

QR242 Resilience and Post-Disaster Relocation: A Study of New York's Home Buyout Plan in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy. Sherri Brokopp Binder. 2013.

QR241 Partnership Behavior in Disaster Relief Operations: A Case Study of the Response to Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey. John Coles and Jun Zhuang. 2013.

QR240 Querying Facility Management Teams: Document Preservation and Debris Removal for Cultural Collections. Paulette Hebert and Lori Schram. 2013.

QR239 The Effects of Hurricane Sandy on the Homeless in New Jersey. Marc Settembrino. 2013.

QR238 Assessing the Impacts of Hurricane Sandy on the Port of New York and New Jersey's Maritime Responders and Response Infrastructure. Tiffany Smythe. 2013

QR237 Community Resiliency and Emergency Management Networks following the 2012 Korean Typhoons. Kyujin Jung. 2013 

QR236 Spatial Patterns of Post-Wildfire Neighborhood Recovery: A Case Study from the Waldo Canyon Fire (Colorado Spring, Colorado, 2012). Jacqueline W. Curtis, Andrew Curtis, Andrea Szell, Adam Cinderich. 2013.

QR235 Animal Protection in Wildfires. Brenda D. Phillips, Dana M. Greene, Tamara Gull, Dave Neal, Tom Wikle, Alyssa Forsyth, Michael C. Fleming, Elizabeth Drain, Connie Yearwood, Brittany Koethner, Breanna Shunn, Audra Blasi, Debra M. Wagner, Cindy Webster, and Dean Findley. 2013.

QR234 Government-to-Government Disaster Policy as the Northwest Burns: Housing Recovery on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. Rachel Luft. 2013.

QR233 Disaster Management with Limited Local Resources: The 2012 Illinois Leap Day EF-4 Tornado. Jack L. Rozdilsky. 2012.

QR232 Interagency Coordination during Crisis: Experience from Flood and Landslide Response in Northwest China. Ziqiang Han. 2012.

QR231 Community Resilience and Public Libraries: Post Crisis Information and Connectivity. Shari R. Veil and Bradley Wade Bishop. 2012.

QR230 Merchant Coping Strategies in the Post-Disaster Context: Anthropological Perspectives from Dagupan City, Phillipines. Ty Matejowsky. 2012.

QR229 Explaining Hurricane Evacuation Failure: The Role of Social Factors as Modifiers. Jennifer A. Horney and Kristen Ricchetti-Masterson. 2012.

QR228 Quick Response Research on the September 8, 2011, San Diego Blackout. Scott B. Miles, Hannah Gallagher, and Charles Huxford. 2011.

QR227 QF2011: The Effects of the Queensland Flood on Pregnant Women, their Pregnancies, and their Children’s Early Development. Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, David P. Laplante, and Suzanne King. 2011.

QR226 Tornado Warnings and Tornado Fatalities: The Case of May 22, 2011 Tornado in Joplin, Missouri. Bimal Paul and Mitchel Stimers. 2011.

QR225 Institutional and Local Responses to the 2011 Tohoku Disaster: Social Capital and Recovery. Daniel Aldrich. 2011.

QR224 Investigation of Individual Spatial Awareness Relating to Response During the April 27, 2011 Tornado Outbreak. Kim Klockow. 2011.

QR223 Mobile Home Resident Preparedness and Response to Tornado Warnings: The 27 April 2011 Disaster in DeKalb, County, Alabama. Philip L. Chaney, Greg S. Weaver, Susan Youngblood, and Kristin Pitts. 2011.

QR222 Coordination of GIS and Remote Sensing Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in Louisiana. Chris Badurek and John Pine. 2010.

QR221 Perceptions of Recreancy in the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill:
A Study of Two Mississippi Coastal Communities
. Jason Gordon. 2010.

QR220 Media and the 'Politics of Disaster' in the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Gabriela Hoberman. 2010.

QR219 Responses to Mass-Fatalities in the Aftermath of 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Kailash Gupta and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq. 2010.

QR218 Extent and Impact of Formal and Familial Material Aid Following the 2010 Earthquake Disaster in Haiti. Anna Versluis. 2010.

QR217 An Exploratory Analysis of the Process to Receive Victims of the Haitian Earthquake and its Impact on Immigration in the United States. 2010. Manuel Torres.