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Sustainability Events

Incorporating Heat into State and Local Hazard-Mitigation Planning

Lisa Jones

  • Director, Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, City of Phoenix

Wendy Smith-Reeve

  • Director, Arizona Division of Emergency Management; Deputy Director, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs

Sara Meerow

  • Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning, ASU

Brian J. Gerber

  • Co-Director, Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security, ASU

This Fall’s panel discussion series aims to understand heat as hazard as well as best practices for local governments in mitigating heat risk for the safety of vulnerable populations and sustained quality of life.

This panel explores how communities develop strategies to deal with heat and associated risks while promoting greater safety and sustainability. Experts will discuss how heat as a hazard might be integrated into hazard mitigation accounting, drawing upon state and a city perspectives.

This series is co-sponsored by the Sustainable Cities Network and ASU’s Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security.

To watch remotely, use this Zoom link at time of event:

A light lunch will be served.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.