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The National Center for Disaster Preparedness, a research, policy and education institution that has worked for the past decade across the United States to strengthen responses to extreme weather, terrorism and other threats, has joined Columbia University’s Earth Institute.

Previously based at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, the center will expand its focus internationally, working with the Earth Institute’s 27 other centers and affiliates to deploy advances in earth sciences, sociology, environmental sustainability and other fields to prepare societies for a wide spectrum of disasters.

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Source: Earth Institute | Columbia University