Plus: Predictions and Resources for the 2018 Hurricane Season
June 20, 2018
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
A Lesson in Resilience From Puerto Rico
The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico still has a long way to go in recovering from the devastation caused by 2017’s Hurricane Maria. Knowing one’s neighbors, says the director of AARP Puerto Rico, has been a key to survival.
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A Lesson in Resilience From the U.S. Virgin Islands
The Category 5 winds and rains of hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed the islands of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix last September. Community preparedness, says the director of AARP Virgin Islands, was a key to survival.
LEARN WHY THAT WORKED
Mortality in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
— Harvard University researchers determine that, contrary to the official death count of 64, fatalities were in the thousands.
The New England Journal of Medicine
The 2018 Hurricane Season Has Begun
— Here’s what has happened in the recent past and is predicted for this year.
PBS News Hour
Hurricane Safety Resources in Multiple Languages
— Find materials written in (listed alphabetically) Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Haitian-Creole, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu and Vietnamese.
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