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

    Hazards Vulnerability & Resilience Institute

Hazards Vulnerability & Resilience Institute

The Hazards Vulnerability & Resilience Institute (HVRI) is an interdisciplinary research and training center focused on the development of spatial analytical information, data, methods, and application for integrating hazard and climate information to advance equitable planning and management and adaptive capacity in communities as they respond to disaster risks and climate change. In addition to basic research, HVRI engages with practitioners and communities to foster resilience and facilitates local, state, and federal efforts to improve emergency preparedness, planning, and recovery by providing technical assistance and translational products to foster evidentiary based policy and practice.

HVRI Out and About

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

HVRI in the News

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