In wake of hurricanes, floods and wildfires, NSF awards $18.7 million in natural hazards research grants

Finding better ways of responding to land-falling hurricanes like Harvey is a PREEVENTS goal. Hurricane Harvey: It dropped a record-breaking 50-plus inches of rain across parts of Texas and left behind widespread, devastating floods. Following in Harvey's wake, Hurricane Irma has spun another path of destruction.
Beyond the Harvey and Irma disasters, wildfires raged in California this summer, forcing thousands to flee their homes. Now, dozens have perished in Mexico's strongest earthquake in a century.
In the decade from 2003 to 2013, natural disasters around the ... More at
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