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Tierney to Host Web Chat on Preparedness with National City Network

START researcher Kathleen Tierney, the director of the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado, will will host a Web chat with the National City Network describing how locally elected officials can better deal with disasters in their cities through better forms of preparation.

The session--entitled Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: An Independent Study to Assess the Future Savings from Natural Hazard Mitigation Activities"--will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at 4:00 p.m. EDT.

Additional information is available from the National City Network (www.nationalcitynetwork.org).