County officials ordered the evacuation of approximately 188,000 residents surrounding the Lake Oroville dam in Northern California after erosion was found in the primary and emergency spillways. This crisis was precipitated by…
Feb. 12, 2017Following the record breaking floods that devastated South Carolina in October 2015, a team of researchers led by the Global Resilience Institute's predecessor, the Center for Resilience Studies, examined what…
This new Global Resilience Institute report analyzes the record-breaking snow storms that occurred in the Boston metro region between January 24 and February 22, 2015. In that month, 94.4 inches of snow fell, with…
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