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Tierney to Host Web Chat on Preparedness with National City Network


Tierney to Host Web Chat on Preparedness with National City Network

May 27, 2006

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).