Fighting wildfire with GPS data

A new research tool could be used to help predict wildfire evacuation behavior, potentially saving lives and preventing injury in the process.

What has America learned since Hurricane Katrina? Not enough

Before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, evacuation planners rarely considered the needs of carless and vulnerable populations—low-income, elderly, or young individuals with specific needs or tourists without a ...

Pre-Kaikoura survey found gaps in Kiwis' tsunami awareness

A survey conducted on the North Island's east coast in 2015 found that despite a high level of public awareness of tsunami hazard, there was still plenty of room for improvement in public evacuation intention.

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