Natural Hazards Center News

Center Director Lori Peek was recently chosen by the American Sociological Association Section on Environmental Sociology as the recipient for the Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award.

Learn more about the newly released Mitigation Matters Report and Research Brief series, designed to assist and inform mitigation decision makers with planning and response.

Save the date for the next Making Mitigation Work webinar to see about how communities worldwide are implementing mitigation.

Natural hazards researchers can learn best practices for understanding and limiting gender-based violence in conducting extreme events research.

The Natural Hazards Center is proud to have contributed to this National Academies Social Expert Action Network (SEAN) report about evacuation and sheltering during pandemics.

Learn about our 2021 Workshop theme and take part in the planning—we're accepting session ideas until March 29!

Learn more about the second call for Weather-Ready research proposals that will support the publication of social science and multidisciplinary data, data collection instruments, and research protocols.

Learn more about the research proposals funded to contribute to our understanding of how to prepare for and communicate extreme weather, water, and climate events.

From a small listserv to disaster research news you can use—DR is 700 issues old! Read about where we came from and where we’re going.

We hope you can join us at this year’s annual Workshop. Here’s some preliminary info to help you plan.