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  • Satellite view of 2019's Hurricane Dorian, a cat 5 storm, over the Bahamas

    Hazards Vulnerability & Resilience Institute

    HVRI studies planning for and responses to disaster events and works to identify disaster trends.

Hazards Vulnerability & Resilience Institute

HVRI's Mission: To conduct basic research on hazard vulnerability and resilience; train the next generation of hazard scientists and practitioners; and through outreach efforts, assist in the improvement of emergency preparedness, planning, response, and recovery at local, state, national and international scales.

HVRI Out and About

Visiting Fulbright scholar Julia Effgen, a doctoral student at the Federal University of Espírito Santo in Brazil, will present a talk, "Landslide Risk Assessment in Vitória/ES, Brazil," on Friday, August 27,  at noon in Callcott 104.

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