News: Disaster preparedness

CSSW Student Completes Earth Institute-Sponsored Research on Community Resilience in Post-Tsunami Japan

By the time Yuki Ohsaka (MS’15) appeared at the poster session of the Earth Institute’s AC4 Sustaining Peace Conference, she…

May 8, 2015 @ 5:49 pm

ROUNDTABLE: The Social Work Response to the Harlem Explosion

Two faculty members and the Director of Advising discuss the fit between social work and disaster response, and how it applies to this local tragedy.

March 17, 2014 @ 11:46 pm

Mitigating Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Strengths in the Wake of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda

Two CSSW professors, Mary Sormanti and Marianne Yoshioka, consider the lessons learned by the social work profession in response to large-scale disasters: how many apply to the Philippines?

November 22, 2013 @ 9:54 pm

The Social Work Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Responding to the news of the devastating tropical storm that hit the central Philippines on November 8th , four of our students are joined by a CUMC research assistant in interpreting the catastrophe from a social work perspective. NOTE: Be sure to join the fundraiser in Lerner Hall on Friday, Nov. 22.

November 18, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

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