The Legacy of Maria

Quick Response Research Focuses on Impacts to Puerto Ricans

A year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has yet to reach anything like a reasonable recovery. Two new reports examine how the hurricane changed lives, both on the island and in the diaspora displaced to the mainland.

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Early Reconnaissance

Preparing to Research Hurricane Florence

Explore the many robust resources provided by the National Science Foundation to support extreme event reconnaissance research.

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Back in Business

Does Community Preparedness Correlate with Better Business Recovery?

It seems to make sense that communities that have taken more mitigation measures would recover more quickly—including their businesses. The latest Quick Response research tests that theory.

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Neutralized by the Net

Quick Emergency Response Requires Speedy Data

By Jolie Breeden

Firefighters responding to the Mendocino Complex Fires were stymied by Verizon data limits as they tried to coordinate key resources and personnel. The incident highlights the power telecommunications companies have in emergency response.

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In Case You Missed It

The Latest from Research Counts

Don't miss this trio of Research Counts articles we released over the the summer.

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