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When disaster strikes, a resilient community stands firm. Role of ADF in national disaster resilience. And more…

When disaster strikes, a resilient community stands firm

The Front Range flood of September 2013 caused widespread damage over about 2,000 square miles and 18 counties. Credit: National Weather Service

The Front Range flood of September 2013 caused widespread damage over about 2,000 square miles and 18 counties. Credit: National Weather Service

When a natural disaster like a flood, fire or hurricane hits a community, what factors go into a rapid recovery? What makes that community resilient, able to bounce back better than ever? Colorado State University researchers are charting new territory to answer those questions, unifying the efforts of engineers, social scientists, economists and urban planners…

 

DWP 2016: an evolving ADF role in national disaster resilience

Military interpretations of ‘landscape’ conventionally include notions of strategy, control and domination. They also include environmental factors that might impact Defence’s readiness to carry out conventional military tasks as well as environmental protection from the damage caused by war fighting or large-scale training exercises. When it comes to the effects of extreme weather events, environmental security is becoming more central to national security thinking…

 

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