MAY 23 2015

Long Beach Earthquake of 1933

Earthquake

MAR 29 2013

Disasters as Mirrors

California, Chris Christie, Earthquake, FEMA, Hurricane

Federal Disaster Relief as a Percentage of Disaster Losses: Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, and the Northridge Earthquake   The blustery grandiloquence of Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) demanding passage of federal Hurricane Sandy relief funding in the weeks before Congress approved its second and more significant portion of Sandy aid funding on January 29, 2013 was—to…

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APR 09 2011

Fukushima

Earthquake, Industrial Accident, Miscellaneous, Tsunami

Image via Wikipedia STATUS OF FUKUSHIMA Related articles IAEA Japan Nuclear Radiation Simulation & Wind Forecast Map (judydudiak.wordpress.com)

JAN 28 2010

Haitian PersonFinder

Earthquake, National Public Radio

At the bottom of this blog page, the Haitian PersonFinder website is embedded. NPR and the Associated Press reported (See http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=122735241 ) that Tim Schwartz, an artist and programmer in San Diego, helped build http://www.haitianquake.com as a social networking tool for finding Haitian earthquake victims. Christopher Csikszentmihalyi of the Center for Future Civic Media at…

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