26 Jan '13, 8pm

Smart Communities Network: Disaster Planning Introduction

Disaster Planning Introduction S ee the updated Operation Fresh Start Web site for the latest sustainable disaster planning information. Operation Fresh Start is designed to empower individuals and communities as they recover from hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters by providing resources and tools that can help rebuild communities, businesses, and homes using sustainable principles and technologies. Natural disasters are a dramatic example of people living in conflict with the environment. Televised scenes of wind-ravaged subdivisions, flooded main streets, and burned-out homes give us pause. We feel for those forced by nature to start over. Such disasters have become all too common in recent years, and their frequency continues to escalate. From 1990 to 1996, the insurance industry paid out $48 billion worldwide for claims from weather-related lo...

Full article: http://www.smartcommunities.ncat.org/disaster/disintro.shtml

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