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Hurricane and Cyclone Natural Disasters
Hurricane

Hurricane Barry Hype vs. Reality

Louisiana Experienced Barry Last Week An example of hype vs. reality, Hurricane Barry is a case study of how cultural preparedness influences people’s reactions to …

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California earthquake
Earthquakes

California Earthquakes – All Disasters Are Local

Major Earthquakes in SoCal Earthquakes shake things up, literally. The reports that came out of California since Thursday, July 4th show wild footage of impacts …

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disaster preparedness

Does Money Matter In Disaster Preparedness?

Economic Stability as a Preparedness Predictor Does having more money matter in how well a country prepares for disasters? Recently, in researching countries that excel …

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Calendar of disaster events
crisis events

Top Three Crisis Events of 2019 So Far

Six-month check-in on 2019 crisis events Midyear is an excellent time to reflect on crisis events so far in 2019. This blog outlines my picks …

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disaster recovery

The Two Faces of Disaster Recovery

What is Disaster Recovery? To me, the answer is that it depends. When most people think of Disaster Recovery, it means the process of restoring …

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Cultural Destruction

Cultural Icon Disasters – The Notre Dame Fire

Notre Dame Cathedral Fire When a disaster event like the Notre Dame fire impacts a cultural icon, it sends shock waves across the globe. For …

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Disaster Empire
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