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Informing disaster-risk management policies for education infrastructure using scenario-based recovery analyses

Recent natural-hazard events have shown that post-disaster education continuity is still a significant global challenge. Here, we propose a methodology to support various stakeholders in quantifying the impact of disaster management policies on education continuity in low- and lower-middle-income countries. More.

Resources and Support for the Victims at at Perry High School in Iowa

We at OVC extend our deepest sympathies to the students at Perry High School, their families and loved ones, and the surrounding community impacted by the shooting on January 4, 2024. More.

Congress should make funding for the 9/11 health program permanent

When it comes to helping those with 9/11-related illnesses, pleas for adequate funding must be written again and again. That's because federal officials are still filling the World Trade Center Health Program's budget holes piecemeal. More.

More 9/11 first responders, victims to receive care

More 9/11 first responders and victims will receive the medical treatment and monitoring they need, thanks to an expansion of the World Trade Center Health Program. More.

Resilience and recovery: Navigating mental health challenges in disaster response

Mental health is a crucial aspect of disaster response and emergency management, as individuals and communities can experience significant psychological distress and trauma during and after such events. More.

Defense policy bill expands coverage for 9/11 survivors’ health program

More than two decades after the September 11th terror attacks, health coverage is expanding for people who were sickened by the toxins, including civilians. More.

Hamas Attacks Should Renew Our Commitment to the 9/11 Report

The 9/11 Commission Report provides our government leaders with an accessible roadmap to recalibrate our counterterrorism policy. More.

First-Responder Rescue Truck From 9/11 Goes on Display at the National Air and Space Museum

The tragic story of September 11, 2001 is inextricably tied to aviation, including the heroic efforts of the firefighters from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport’s fire department. More.