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Successful Disaster Recovery Using the Community Capitals Framework

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

No community is immune from natural disaster. But the steps they take during the recovery phase can impact their degree of resilience for subsequent events. The Community Capitals Framework was used by a five-state multidisciplinary team of researchers and Extension...

The Fifth Anniversary of the Joplin Tornado: Lessons Learned

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathryn Macomber, Janet LaFon

Five years have passed since Joplin was hit by a massive tornado that leveled a significant portion of the town and killed more than 150 people. Kathy Macomber and Janet LaFon discuss the long term recovery efforts. Rick Atterberry, University of Illinois Extension, will...