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Long Term Resilience and Recovery from Disasters

Award Year: 2013 Investigator: Jean Rhodes, Mary Waters
Despite the regular occurrence of large scale natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes, evidence based policy recommendations for maximizing long term resilience and recovery has been thin.

Disasters, Recovery and Health Care for Disadvantaged Urban Populations

Award Year: 2005 Investigator: David McBride
As Hurricane Katrina so bluntly demonstrated, natural disasters take their heaviest toll on the lives and health of minorities and the poor. David McBride, Ph.D., M.Phil. studies the impact of recent disasters on the health and health care of poor and underserved populations in major U.S. cities.