Policies for Risk Reduction

June 25, 2013 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Superstorm Sandy’s devastating impact on the Northeast U.S. was both immediate and long-term, causing deaths, destroying property, cutting power and altering geography. While natural disasters and other hazards are often unpredictable, smart policies can reduce future risk. Join government and academic experts as they discuss lessons from hazardous events and how we can modify public policy to protect communities from future disasters.