PHOENIX--“We (academics and policy makers) do not do a good enough job communicating the importance of mitigation planning” Dr. Nalini Chhetri explained, holding up a picture of two deadpan faces drawn in blue marker.
PHOENIX—The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA) hosted a tabletop exercise in mid-June to identify, disentangle and discuss the hardships a community impacted by an earthquake might face during a long and complicated recovery.
PHOENIX--Monsoonal weather combined with the remnants of Hurricane Norbert brought torrential rain to Arizona, flooding many portions of the state in September 2014. Maricopa, Pinal and La Paz Counties experienced significant infrastructure damage. Numerous roads were closed due to severe flooding.