In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, this Forum event explored how people and cities rebound from devastating natural disasters and how they prepare for new catastrophes. With millions of people living in coastal cities, coupled with changing weather patterns, natural disasters present significant public health and policy implications — from managing crises, to safeguarding infrastructure, to bolstering and leveraging the resilience of people and cities.
Part of: Policy Controversies.
Presented in collaboration with The Huffington Post.
- NPLI Responds to Sandy
National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
- Hurricane Sandy Response
Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Hospital Evacuation Planning: Preparing Hospitals for Disasters
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