Category: Homeland Security News

DISASTERSBringing Disaster Risk, Vulnerability Down to Community Level Published 30 July 2022 A comprehensive update to NOAA’s Billion Dollar Disasters mapping tool now includes U.S. census tract data – providing many users with local community-level awareness of hazard risk, exposure and vulnerability across more than 100 combinations of weather and climate hazards. A comprehensive update to

FIST RESPONDERSComing Soon: Solar-Powering First Responders? Published 30 July 2022 Fabric woven to harness solar power recently completed weaving trials. The fabric will ultimately be used to design high-functioning gear that can keep responders’ tech charged and ready. Fabric woven to harness solar power recently completed weaving trials. The fabric will ultimately be used to design

FLOODSClimate Change Is Making Flooding Worse: 3 Reasons the World Is Seeing More Record-Breaking Deluges and Flash Floods By Frances Davenport Published 30 July 2022 Although floods are a natural occurrence, human-caused climate change is making severe flooding events more common. I study how climate change affects hydrology and flooding. In mountainous regions, three effects

WARIN UKRAINESanctions Are Crippling Russia’s Economy: Study By Richard Connor Published 28 July 2022 Researchers at Yale University say the Russian economy is suffering massive damage due to Western sanctions, despite Moscow downplaying the effect. Sanctions on Russia are taking a heavy toll on the economy, despite Moscow’s assertion that the country is not feeling the pinch, according

FLOODSClimate Change Is Making Flooding Worse: 3 Reasons the World Is Seeing More Record-Breaking Deluges and Flash Floods By Frances Davenport Published 29 July 2022 Although floods are a natural occurrence, human-caused climate change is making severe flooding events more common. I study how climate change affects hydrology and flooding. In mountainous regions, three effects

WARIN UKRAINESanctions Are Crippling Russia’s Economy: Study By Richard Connor Published 28 July 2022 Researchers at Yale University say the Russian economy is suffering massive damage due to Western sanctions, despite Moscow downplaying the effect. Sanctions on Russia are taking a heavy toll on the economy, despite Moscow’s assertion that the country is not feeling the pinch, according