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Rising Waters: What Communities Need to Know
September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Professor Tricia Wachtendorf, will be speaking about community vulnerability to natural disasters, including sea rise. Dr. Wachendorf directs the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware, where she specializes in research on community and behavioral responses to disaster. Dr. Wachtendorf has published and consulted extensively on disaster preparedness and recovery, including following hurricanes Maria (Puerto Rico), Harvey (Houston), and Sandy (New York), earthquakes (Japan), and the devastation of 9/11. This program is being co-sponsored with the Oxford Community Center and the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy.