Social Vulnerability and Disaster-Related Disparities

Thursday, July 14, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. MDT

Social Vulnerability and Mortality in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

Kristen Cowan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Diego Zavala, Ponce Health Sciences University

Disasters and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes

Vanessa Parks, RAND Corporation
Megan Andrew, RAND Corporation

A Spatial Investigation of Cancer-Causing Contaminants in Northeast Houston, Texas

Julia Hillin, Texas A&M University
Amani Canada, Texas A&M University
Leanne Fawkes, Texas A&M University
Courtney Thompson, Texas A&M University
Garett Sansom, Texas A&M University

Coupling Vulnerability Metrics to Assess the Impacts of Large-Scale Winter Storms

Alexandra Kahl, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Joseph Tuccillo, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nikki Luke, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Liem Tran, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Budhendra Bhaduri, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Melissa Dumas, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Social Stratification of the Built Environment: Patterns of Post-Fire Destruction and Reconstruction

Kathryn McConnell, Yale University
Christian V. Braneon, Columbia University

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