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College community responds to Harvey

College community responds to Harvey

postedWed, 20 Sep 2017
As tens of thousands of Texans undergo a long, difficult recovery from Hurricane Harvey, numerous faculty and students initiatives at Texas A&M University are helping individuals and communities learn how to emerge from the damage and mitigate the effects of future disasters.
Faculty aid Harvey reportage, analysis

Faculty aid Harvey reportage, analysis

postedTue, 19 Sep 2017
As Harvey’s record-setting rainfall inundated coastal Texas, expert researchers in natural disaster planning, recovery and sustainability at Texas A&M, through analysis and numerous media interviews, described how land development practices exacerbated the flooding and prescribed actions to mitigate future disasters.
Peacock advises Congress in wind storm impact group

Peacock advises Congress in wind storm impact group

postedTue, 19 Sep 2017
Walter Gillis Peacock, director of the Texas A&M Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, is one of 15 experts serving on a committee established by Congress to review efforts to reduce life and property loss from windstorms, the nation’s costliest natural hazard.
Texas A&M hazard team's 'scorecard' adopted by Norfolk

Texas A&M hazard team's 'scorecard' adopted by Norfolk

postedTue, 05 Sep 2017
City planning staff in Norfolk, Va., a coastal city of 243,000, have identified weaknesses and inconsistencies in their community’s natural hazard plans with a scorecard developed in part by Texas A&M disaster researchers.
HRRC eying how disasters influence food distribution

HRRC eying how disasters influence food distribution

postedTue, 11 Oct 2016
Texas A&M University researchers are collaborating on an NSF initiative aimed at identifying links between the U.S. food distribution system and the nation’s energy, water and transportation networks that are most likely to be disrupted in a natural disaster.

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