Natural Hazards Center News

The Natural Hazards Center and Save the Children partnered in a program to help state Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster assess their capabilities and shortfalls in meeting the needs of children in disaster.

Save the date for the next Making Mitigation Work webinar and learn how better tracking of state disaster expenditures could improve resilience.

Learn more about the seven promising scholars supporting Natural Hazards Center projects this fall.

The plight of Houston-area hospitals in Hurricane Harvey provide valuable insights for at-risk healthcare systems. Learn more about recent research from former Natural Hazards Center team member Emma Hines.

Learn more about the community-centered service-learning activities SURGE scholars have been engaged with since the U.S. Virgin Islands was struck by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

Learn more about the new series of training modules created to help researchers quickly background themselves on conducting extreme event research.

Take a look at photos, closing comments, graphic recordings, and other items of interest from this year’s convergence-themed Workshop.

Access any of these short, research-driven articles online and as a downloadable PDF.

Save the date for the next Making Mitigation Work webinar and learn why it’s difficult to institute better building codes—even when we want to.

Learn more about this new small grant program focused on enhancing mitigation research.