In the spring of 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring more than 20,000 people. The disaster displaced thousands of people as local and
Escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea’s nuclear program have fueled concerns about the possibility of nuclear warfare, and a study from the University of Georgia has found
College of Public Health MPH student Elizabeth Hardister will continue her studies in China next fall as one of 142 students selected internationally as Schwarzman Scholars, a program designed to
Originally published as a part of the “Research Counts” series for the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Reprinted with permission. By Sarah DeYoung Of all of
Two University of Georgia College of Public Health faculty members deployed to Georgia’s State Operations Center (SOC) in Atlanta on Fri. Sept. 8 at the request of the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.
The mission of the University of Georgia Institute for Disaster Management (IDM) is to reduce the casualties and social disruption of natural and human-made disasters through research, teaching, and service.
The College of Public Health welcomes seven new faculty members this academic year. Spread across four departments and four institutes, the new hires comprise a part of a total of
Researchers Dr. Sarah DeYoung, Dr. Curt Harris, and Tawny Waltz (MPH) in the Institute for Disaster Management are co-investigators on $3 million grant from the Gulf Research Program of the National