Topic: Natural disaster

International Office monitors Haiti situation

Jan. 15, 2010

The International Office continues to closely monitor the situation and is working with national agencies and university partners to ensure members of the university community are safe and to provide assistance if needed. To the best of the university's knowledge, there are no Haitian international students enrolled at the university.

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Medical crisis in Haiti: Q&A with nursing faculty members

Jan. 15, 2010
Medical crisis in Haiti: Q&A with nursing faculty members

Marilyn Pattillo and Trish O'Day, faculty members in the School of Nursing, discuss their initial reactions to the disaster in Haiti, as well as the importance of mobilizing staff to help with triage and medical disaster response.

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Haiti map collection at PCL

Jan. 15, 2010
Haiti map collection at PCL

View an extensive collection of Haiti maps on the Perry-CastaƱeda Library's Web site. Browse maps of Port-au-Prince, economic activity, population and land use. Also, view the library's online maps of current interest page that includes links to seismic intensity maps of the Haiti earthquake.

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One Year After Solomon Islands Disaster, Scientists Realize Geological Barrier to Earthquakes Weaker than Expected

April 2, 2008

On the one year anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami in the Solomon Islands that killed 52 people and displaced more than 6,000, scientists are revising their understanding of the potential for similar giant earthquakes in other parts of the globe.

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