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2022 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 14th, 10am to 5pm

2022 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 14th, 10am to 5pm FIU’s International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management…

Stories of Allapattah: En Nuestras Palabras

The public is invited to the premiere of The Allapattah Collaborative, CDC’s short documentary: “Stories of Allapattah: En Nuestras Palabras,” from 6 to 8 pm on Thursday, May 5, at the Allapattah Branch…

Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice

Join us for a viewing of the documentary “Paper Children,” followed by a discussion with director Alexandra Codina. (PDF) Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, FIU MMC – GL 220…

Withstanding the Heat: Labor and Justice in a Warming World

On Monday, February 28, 2022, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the second part of its 6th report on the climate, this installment focusing on the effects of climate…

Doucet & Lugo: A Creative Conversation on Race, Risk & Resilience

Please join us for a conversation about race, risk, resilience and art in Miami and beyond. (PDF) This Mellon Foundation funded Commons for Justice event at FIU will be Tuesday, March 8th, 5pm…

Dr. Ganapati Receives Certificate of Recognition for 2021 Best Paper

Dr. Ganapati, Director, Laboratory for Social Science Research, FIU International Hurricane Research Center, Receives Certificate of Recognition for 2021 Best Paper from The Society for Risk Analysis. (Certificate and Paper)

Be Ready Before the Storm: Making Sense of the 2021 Hurricane Season, Free Webinar at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

The FIU Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center and the FIU Extreme Events Institute will host this community webinar event in partnership with the Miami Climate Alliance. The webinar will present information and research…

Above Average: 2021 Hurricane Season Briefing, May 25, 2021 01:00 PM

Join Florida International University’s Extreme Events Institute and our partners at the National Weather Service and Miami-Dade County Emergency Management on what we can expect this season. We will share how best to…

2021 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 15th, 10am to 5pm

Monday, May 3rd, 2021 · Media Releases 2021 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 15th, 10am to 5pm FIU’s International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)…

Extreme Events in Central America, Free Live Conference, Thursday, February 25, 2021, 9:00 am – 4:45 pm

Join us for this one-day conference that will examine how Central America can reduce risk, increase resilience and manage the increasing impact of extreme events which have become the “new normal” for the…

COVID-19 & Hurricane Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Free Community Webinar, Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 2:00 pm

The FIU Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center, the Miami Climate Alliance, and the FIU Extreme Events Institute will host this community event with local experts discussing vulnerable populations impacted by hurricanes and COVID-19….

The Impact of COVID-19 on Hurricane Preparedness Free Community Webinar, Thursday, June 3, 2020, 10:00 am

The FIU Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center and the FIU Extreme Events Institute will host this community event with local experts discussing on the impact of COVID-19 on hurricane preparations in South Florida….

Eye of the Storm Virtual Video Series

The International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) at Florida International University (FIU) and Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) invite families across the nation, especially those in hurricane-prone regions, to explore this free virtual…

2019 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 18th, 10am to 5pm

FIU’s International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) sponsors the FREE Eye of the Storm community outreach event at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) on…

World Premiere Showing of Documentary BUILT TO LAST? on Wednesday, May 30th, 2pm to 4pm at FIU

A one-hour independent documentary, inspired by the book ‘Resilience-The Ultimate Sustainability’ and featuring FIU Extreme Events Institute Director Dr. Richard Olson, communicates what ordinary people around the world can do to make their…

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