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How New Media and Volunteer Groups are Saving Lives

How New Media and Volunteer Groups are Saving Lives

posted Fri, 27 Nov 2020
Michelle Meyer, the director of the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, is studying the emergence of volunteer participation in disaster rescue.
Turning Back the Tide of Flooding

Turning Back the Tide of Flooding

posted Wed, 07 Oct 2020
Flood researchers, including LAUP associate professor Galen Newman, are learning there's no "one-size-fits-all" solution to flooding.
First responders tout AI-based
flood app created in part by COSC prof

First responders tout AI-based flood app created in part by COSC prof

posted Tue, 25 Aug 2020
As Hurricane Laura’s march to the Gulf Coast continues, first responders tout an app created in part by COSC prof Amir Behzadan that provides flooding facts.
Planning prof assesses implications of crowdsourced disaster rescue

Planning prof assesses implications of crowdsourced disaster rescue

posted Tue, 21 Jul 2020
Urban planning prof Michelle Meyer considers crowdsourced natural disaster rescue and its impact on emergency management planning.