Disaster resilience in America

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Event Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:30pm
Event Location: 
Washington, DC

Building upon the recent National Academies report Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative, a series of National Research Council panel discussions featuring nationally recognized experts in disaster resilience will launch a national conversation that translates to resilience-building actions at the community, state, and national levels. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Reporters may register at http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1049248/Disaster-Resilience-in-America-Launching-A-National-Conversation-November-30-2012-Registration-Form, and those who cannot attend may register to watch via webcast at http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nas/121130.

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