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
The Institute for Disaster Management at the UGA College of Public Health is home to some of Georgia’s leading experts in disaster response. Its faculty, students and staff engage in risk analysis, long-term disaster planning, training of emergency management professionals and the development of response capabilities and disaster management infrastructure.
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