Children's Health Fund Pledges $2.5 Million for NCDP

The Children’s Health Fund, a national organization that supports pediatric care for underserved children, recently announced its renewed support for the National Center for Disaster Preparedness with a $2.5 million pledge. Over the past decade, the center has engaged in a number of projects funded by the fund, with a focus on several areas of mutual interest including preparing children, …

Calls for Better Evacuation Plans for the Infirm

As state panels prepare final recommendations for improving disaster preparedness, advocates and experts point to a series of failures in evacuating and housing some of society’s most vulnerable citizens. Dr. Irwin Redlener discusses the policy challenges that will need to be addressed in the upcoming months.