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Vulnerability and Emergency Preparedness in Low-Income Communities

October 18, 2011

John Cooper is a program director at MDC, a 44-year-old nonprofit based in Durham, N.C., that develops initiatives to improve educational and economic opportunity, and a research fellow at UNC-CH’s  Institute for the Environment. North Carolina has a long history of natural disasters, but 2011 may g … Read more

When Disaster Strikes, Is Your Community Ready?

July 19, 2011

Norma Houston is a School of Government faculty member. North Carolina is no stranger to disasters.  Natural events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, winter storms, mudslides, and floods have assailed every corner of our state.  Man-made events such as chemical plant explosions, natural gas … Read more