Topic: natural disasters

University jointly organizes disaster preparation institute in Philippines

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University jointly organizes disaster preparation institute in Philippines

October 11, 2018 0 comments

Early-career professionals from Southeast Asia will convene for an institute at Holy Angel University in the Philippines from Oct. 21 through Oct. 27.

President emerita of BakerRipley Angela Blanchard, a former Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the University, discussed hurricane response methods at a teach-in Tuesday afternoon.

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Teach-in addresses hurricane response

September 25, 2018 0 comments

While a torrential downpour drenched Providence yesterday afternoon, Angela Blanchard, president emerita of BakerRipley, held a teach-in to discuss how communities respond to hurricanes and why residents remain in areas often threatened by the dangerous storms.

Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

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Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Students ringing in Halloween were hit with an unwelcome surprise on Oct. 29 and 30 — a heavy downpour and powerful gusts of wind.