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The Global Resilience Institute is committed to informing and advancing societal resilience around the world. Individuals, communities, nations, and the systems they depend upon, can thrive only if they have the means to better withstand, recover from and adapt to the inevitable shocks and disruptive events of the 21st century. Our university-wide Institute is partnering with other leading academic research institutions, nonprofits and the public and private sectors to devise and apply practical, interdisciplinary innovations and solutions to resilience challenges.

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GRI Current Events Blog

From February 17th - 19th, stakeholders ranging from academics to politicians to industrial partners, gathered at the annual Munich Security Conference to discuss global security issues. The significance of this event…
On January 31, 2017, media outlets reported that an executive order on cybersecurity would join the growing list of executive orders issued by President Donald Trump in the first weeks…
CRS-Net Cover Page
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…
Ruined house Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Tornadoes broke out on Saturday, January 21, in Mississippi, before spreading to Georgia, Alabama, and much of the southeastern United States. In total, 27 tornadoes have been confirmed. Southern and central…
Tar Rive Overflow
The first official assessments of North Carolina’s losses in the wake of Hurricane Matthew were released on Monday, October 17, even as floodwaters still inundated much of the southeastern portion…
Hanjin Shipping, the world’s seventh largest container carrier and the largest in South Korea, filed for bankruptcy and receivership in South Korea in late August 2016, sending a ripple of…

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Security and Resilience Studies Masters Program

Northeastern's MS SRS program prepares the next generation of security leadership to address an evolving array of 21st century challenges.

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Our Mission

The Global Resilience Institute is committed to informing and advancing societal resilience around the world. Individuals, communities, nations, and the systems they depend upon, can thrive only if they have the means to better withstand, recover from and adapt to the inevitable shocks and disruptive events of the 21st century. Our university-wide Institute is partnering with other leading academic research institutions, nonprofits and the public and private sectors to devise and apply practical, interdisciplinary innovations and solutions to resilience challenges.

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