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UH Mānoa Professor Dolores Foley receives community resilience award

Dolores Foley receives the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center Community Resilience Award from NDPTC Executive Director Karl Kim.

Dolores Foley, associate professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Social Sciences, has received the 2016 National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) Community Resilience Leadership Award. Presented at the Pacific Risk Management ʻOhana Conference by NDPTC Executive Director Karl Kim, the award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions ...

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Disaster preparedness the focus of Pacific Risk Management ʻOhana conference

Infrared images from NOAA’s GOFS and IMA’s MTSAT geostationary satellites. For each of the 15 tropical cyclones this season, a daily image was extracted from the period when the cyclone was active in the Central North Pacific basin.

On Wednesday, March 16, the University of Hawaiʻi, a member of the Pacific Risk Management ʻOhana (PRiMO), will be co-hosting a free community event on disaster preparedness at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center from 3:30 to 7 p.m. In addition to expert speakers on topics related to insurance, climate adaptation and making cities more resilient, there will be many displays, demonstrations and activities for ...

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Lessons from Katrina and implications for Hawaiʻi focus of upcoming event

Katrina satellite imagery. Credit: NOAA

Ten years after one of the deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history tore through New Orleans, a group of experts and specialists will convene to revisit the impact of Hurricane Katrina and discuss important lessons learned from the disaster and their implications for the future of Hawaiʻi. In conjunction with World Town Planning Day, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in ...

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Indonesia partners with Hawaii to strengthen disaster management training

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A dozen faculty members from Indonesian universities have come to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa this summer to learn about disaster risk management training and how it specifically can be applied to save lives in their country. Indonesia is one of the most natural-disaster prone countries in the world. In the last decade alone, it has been affected by ...

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