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Double the Trouble: Evacuations During COVID19
August 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In this webinar, join a discussion about ongoing research and efforts to address evacuations from disasters and emergencies amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This session will provide summaries of critical transportation, sheltering, logistic, and communication challenges, as well as possible strategies for evacuating large populations from danger. In addition, the session will include several case studies of recent disasters and broader research directions related to evacuations and resilience to address the ongoing and worsening climate crisis.
Stephen Wong, Doctoral Candidate in Transportation Engineering, University of California, Berkley
Katherine Idziorek, 2020 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow, Eno Center for Transportation