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26154
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Risa Palm, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of geography, studies how people cope with earthquake risk. She discovered that Californians often think the potential for danger is minimal. They choose to believe that low risk means no risk and fail to take precautions.
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28445
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Researchers from East Carolina University, Old Dominion University, and Saint Louis University are conducting a study to examine the link between flooding and public health infrastructure in Morehead City, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina. The goal is to help decision-makers determine appropriate actions based on the severity of flooding.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p15-16, il, por Periodical Website
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31200
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More than two years later, Eastern North Carolina communities are still recovering from the flooding and impacts of Hurricane Floyd in 1999. This article discusses the continuing efforts of North Carolina electric cooperatives, how they were able to restore electrical power following the storm, and lessons learned in disaster preparation and relief.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 7, July 2002, p6, il, por Periodical Website