THE 2013 HURRICANE SEASON IS ONLY 5 MONTHS AWAY

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Lessons from past hurricane seasons

Hurricanes are dynamic laboratories for learning and catalysts for building capacity for disaster-intelligent & disaster-resilient communites. Presentation courtesy of Dr. Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction

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THE 2013 HURRICANE SEASON IS ONLY 5 MONTHS AWAY

  1. TRACKS OF CINDY, DENNIS,KATRINA, RITA, AND WILMA
  2. LESSONS FROM PASTHURRICANE SEASONS
  3. HURRICANES ARE DYNAMIC LABORATORIES FORLEARNING AND CATALYSTS FOR BUILDING CAPACITYFOR DISASTER-INTELLIGENT & DISASTER-RESILIENT COMMUNITES
  4. HURRICANE DISASTER LABORATORIES
  5. ONE-HUNDRED YEARS OF HURRICANE DISASTER LABORATORIES
  6. 2012’S 19 ATLANTIC BASIN STORM TRACKS
  7. NAMED STORMS IN 2012 ALBERTO - Tropical storm; May 19 BERYL - Tropical storm; May 27 CHRIS – Hurricane; June 21 DEBBY – Tropical storm; June 23 ERNESTO –Hurricane; Aug 3 FLORENCE –Tropical storm: Aug 5 GORDON –Hurricane, August 16
  8. NAMED STORMS FOR 2012 HELENE –Tropical Storm, Aug. 19 ISAAC – Hurricane, August 21 JOYCE –Tropical Storm, Aug. 25 KIRK –Tropical Storm. Aug. 27 LESLIE –Hurricane, Sept. 5 MICHAEL –Hurricane, Sept. 5 NADINE – Hurricane, Sept. 12
  9. NAMED STORMS IN 2012 OSCAR – Tropical Storm, Oct. 4 PATTY – Tropical Storm, Oct. 11 RAFAEL – Hurricane, Oct. 12 SANDY – Super Storm, Oct. 22 TONY – Tropical Storm, Oct. 24
  10. TWO OF 2012’S STORMS WERE ESPECIALLY NOTABLEISAAC -- A RAINMAKER FOR THE ENTIRE GULF COAST SANDY – A SUPER STORM
  11. SANDY---FROM AN ORDINARY TROPICAL STORM TO A HURRICANE TO AONCE- IN- A- CENTURY- HISTORIC “SUPER STORM” IN EIGHT DAYS
  12. AN ORDINARY TROPICALSTORM ON OCTOBER 22
  13. SUPER STORM SANDY ONOCTOBER 29-30, 2012
  14. CAT 1 HURRICANE SANDY MADE LANDFALL AT 8:00 PM ON MONDAY NIGHT, OCT. 29THSandy made landfall south of Atlantic City, New Jersey, merging with a winter storm system to become a unique, once-in-a-century, “Super Storm” caused by nature’s natural cycles, NOT global warming
  15. TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES IN 2005  Twenty-seven storms occurred during the 2005 season.
  16. TROPICAL STORMS- HURRICANES IN 2005 ARLENE  GERT BRET  HARVEY CINDY  IRENE DENNIS  JOSE EMILY  KATRINA FRANKLIN  LEE
  17. TROPICAL STORMS- HURRICANES IN 2005 MARIA  TAMMY  VINCE NATE  WILMA OPHELIA  ALPHA PHILIPPE  BETA RITA  GAMMA STAN  DELTA  EPSILON  ZETA
  18. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE EVERY HURRICANE TEACHES IMPORTANT LESSONS ABOUT THE FIVE PILLARS OF DISASTER RESILIENCE.
  19. LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  BEING PREPARED MEANS THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THE RISKS ASSOC- IATED WITH STORM SURGE, WIND, AND RAIN AND PLAN FOR THEIR IMPACTS.
  20. 2012’S SANDY: NEW JERSEY: OCEAN FRONT FLOODING
  21. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURICANES  PREPAREDNESS MEANS THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THAT HURRICANES ARE ACCOMPANIED BY HEAVY PRECIP- ITATION THAT WILL INUNDATE LOW- LYING AREAS OF THE COMMUNITY.
  22. 2012’S SANDY: ATLANTICCITY, NJ, UNDER WATER
  23. 2012’S SANDY: FLOODING IN BROOKLYN, NY
  24. 2012’S ISAAC: RAIN IN PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI: AUG. 23
  25. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  PREPAREDNESS PLANS FOR THE INEVITABLE POWER OUTAGES THAT PARALYZE THE COMMUNITY.
  26. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  PREPAREDNESS MEANS THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ADVERSE ENVIRON- MENTAL IMPACTS HAPPEN WHEN HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ARE SUBJECTED TO WIND, STORM SURGE, AND FLOODING.
  27. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  PREPAREDNESS PLANS INCLUDE PETS
  28. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE ALL HURRICANES PROTECTION MEANS THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH VELOCITY WIND AND BUILD ACCORDINGLY.
  29. LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURICANES  WITHOUT ADEQUATE PROTECTION, HIGH VELOCITY WIND WILL LIFT THE ROOF OFF OF MANY BUILDINGS.
  30. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  KATRINA  A PROTECTION NIGHTMARE OCCURRED WHEN NEW ORLEANS’ LEVEES FAILED.
  31. LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT DISASTER RESILIENCE  KATRINA, AUGUST 28-29, 2005  ANOTHER PROTECTION NIGHTMARE OCCURRED WHEN WIND AND FLOODING, CLOSED TULANE UNIVERSITY) LONG ENOUGH TO PARALYZE THE COMMUNITY.
  32. LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES.  DISASTER- INTELLIGENT COMMUNITIES USE TIMELY EARLY WARNING BASED ON CRITICAL INFORM- ATION TO IMPROVE THE ODDS FOR SAVING LIVES.
  33. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  BETA, OCTOBER 29, 2005  DISASTER INTELLIGENT COMMUNITIES SAVE LIVES BY USING INFORMATION ON THE THREAT AS IT DEVELOPS HOUR BY HOUR.
  34. TRACKS OF CINDY, DENNIS,KATRINA, RITA, AND WILMA
  35. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  2005’S KATRINA, RITA, AND WILMA  EVACUATION IS A COMPLEX ENDEAVOR IN ANY SUTUATION THAT HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR DISASTER.
  36. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  EVACUATION IS UNSUCCESSFUL IF SAFE HAVENS FOR EVACUEES ARE UNSAFE.
  37. 2012’S ISAAC: EVACUEES IN A LOUISIANA SAFE HAVEN
  38. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE Katrina, August 29- 30, 2005 Instead of being a safe haven, as envisioned, New Orleans’ Super Dome became a setting for disaster.
  39. LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  INTELLIGENT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT UNDERSTANDS THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FLOODING AND BUILDS CAPACITY FOR RESILIENCE.
  40. LESSONS LEARNED ABOUT DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  RECOVERY TAKES LONGER AND COSTS MORE THAN EXPECTED.
  41. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  Katrina, August 29- 30, 2005  Removal of 350,000 water- damaged cars was not part of anyone’s recovery plan.
  42. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  RECOVERY AND RECONSTRUCTION PLANS INCLUDES THE UNTHINK- ABLE THAT CAN HAPPEN IN ANY COMMUNITY.
  43. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  KATRINA  NEW ORLEANS’ STRATEGIC AND TACTICAL PLANS DID NOT WORK DURING THE EMERGENCY PERIOD.
  44. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  PREPAREDNESS UNDERSTANDS THAT LAPSES IN LAW AND ORDER MAY OCCUR DURING THE MOST CHAOTIC MOMENTS OF A DISASTER.
  45. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  ALL HURRICANES  RECOVERY UNDER- STANDS THAT IT ONLY TAKES A FEW HOURS OF WIND AND STORM SURGE AND TWO WEEKS OF FLOODING FOR COMMUNITY BUSINESSES AND JOBS TO DISAPPEAR FOREVER.
  46. LESSONS LEARNED FOR CAPACITY BUILDING  ARLENE, JUNE 2005  INTELLIGENT COMMUNITIES ARE READY, WHETHER THE FIRST STORM OR THE LAST STORM OF THE SEASON.
  47. LESSONS LEARNED FOR CAPACITY BUILDING  STAN: OCTOBER 2005  EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS FOR DEVASTATING MUDSLIDES THAT CAN BE TRIGGERED BY PROLONGED RAIN.
  48. LESSONS LEARNED FOR DISASTER RESILIENCE  STAN, OCTOBER 2005  AFTER A MUDSLIDE BURIES A TOWN, SEARCH AND RESCUE, A VERY COMPLICATED TASK, BECOMES VERY URGENT.

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