Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center

Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center
Mission:

To increase the understanding of nature and the impact of natural and technological hazards upon humans and environments; increase knowledge of hazard mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery; enlarge hazard research community through training, development, and educational endeavors; disseminate findings to research community and practitioners to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters; and provide assistance to agencies responsible for hazard analysis, emergency preparedness and response, disaster recovery, and hazard mitigation.

The Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center (HRRC) focuses on hazard analysis, emergency preparedness and response, disaster recovery, and hazard mitigation. Researchers study natural disasters including floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, droughts, and technological hazards involving chemical plant accidents, transportation accidents, hazardous materials, and lifeline failures.

College of Architecture
Contact: Michelle Meyer
Phone: 979.458-8145