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UNO-CHART is an applied social science hazards research center at The University of New Orleans that collaborates with Louisiana communities including the City of New Orleans and its surrounding parishes. This blog details CHART's activities.
By Tara Lambeth on 4/11/2014 7:13 AM

We are proud to announce that one of our former GAs, Alessandra Jerolleman, has been named this year's College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumna! Read More>>


By Tara Lambeth on 4/9/2014 7:13 AM
Save the date for the upcoming Executive Program in Resilience and Risk Management. The 3-hour event is set for May 9, 2014 in Alexandria, LA. We are pleased to announce our two guest speakers, Erin Capps who'll discuss the legal aspects of community liability and David Mallory who will share how his community weathered the recent Colorado flooding. All local/state elected and appointed officials, disaster-related personnel, and business   leaders are encouraged to attend. Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 3/14/2014 7:11 AM
Pam Jenkins, Research Professor of Sociology, spoke at the Building Resilience Workshop this morning at the Lindy Boggs International Conference Center at UNO.



By Tara Lambeth on 3/13/2014 7:31 AM

CHART Director Monica Farris and Research Associate Tara Lambeth attended the New Orleans Home and Garden Show in order to help residents understand flood map changes.

By Tara Lambeth on 2/12/2014 7:07 AM
Research Associate Maggie Olivier will be co-presenting on "A 21st Century Challenge, 'Risk Literacy:' A Model for Facilitating Awareness and Understanding with Adults" at the 2014 Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Conference in Pittsburgh, PA during March 16-19, 2014Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 2/6/2014 7:06 AM
Gear up for the 2014 State of the Coast Conference set for March 18-20, 2014 in downtown New Orleans. UNO-CHART Director Monica Farris will be presenting on "Addressing Concerns of BW-12 Through the Community Rating System (CRS)" and Faculty Associate Pam Jenkins will discuss "Building Resilience Community by Community." Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 2/4/2014 7:06 AM
Mark your calendars for the Building Resilience Workshop V happening March 13-14, 2014 in New Orleans.
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By Tara Lambeth on 11/23/2013 7:05 AM
The letter to the editor "Preparing for the Coming Floods" by Shirley Laska, professor emerita of sociology, appeared in the Tulsa World. Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 11/15/2013 7:05 AM
John Kiefer, associate professor of political science, was quoted in The Guardian (U.K.) story "Typhoon Haiyan—How Do You Rebuild After Such Destruction?" Read More>>
By Tara Lambeth on 10/3/2013 7:04 AM
The Florida Literacy Coalition adapted our Risk Literacy materials to help Florida residents and their families prepare for hurricanes and other weather-related emergencies. Their manual is also available for free download.Read More>>
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