Making Mitigation Work

Investing in infrastructure, such as this waterway built to prevent flooding, is one of the many way we can mitigate disaster impacts. Source: Shutterstock Images.

Webinar Series

The Natural Hazards Center, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is pleased to present the Making Mitigation Work Webinar Series. These free one-hour webinars feature innovative speakers and highlight recent progress in mitigation policy, practice, and research.

Please save the times and dates for the additional upcoming Making Mitigation Work webinars and view past webinar recordings here!

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Mitigation Champions: Making the Case for Risk Reduction and Equitable Disaster Recovery
Tom Hughes, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
David Prevatt, University of Florida
Shannon Van Zandt, Texas A&M University
Annie Vest, Meshek & Associates, LLC

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern

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The Making Mitigation Work Webinar Series is made possible through supplemental funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to the National Science Foundation (NSF Award #1635593). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FEMA, NSF, or the Natural Hazards Center.