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Dr. Irwin Redlener

Dr. Irwin Redlener appears in the following:

New York State Ready

Friday, January 04, 2013

Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia School of Public Health and founder of the Children's Health Fund talks about his work as the co-chair of the post-Sandy New York State Ready commission. He is also the author of Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do

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Disaster Relief After Sandy

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and founder of the Children's Health Fund, looks at the disaster relief operation underway and talks about the roles of the various organizations, from FEMA to ad hoc grassroots groups.

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Are We Prepared for a Brutal Hurricane Season?

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Hurricane season begins today and experts are expecting a larger than normal season, with 12 to 18 named hurricanes, three to six of which could turn into major hurricanes. With many parts of the country still reeling from tornadoes, and cuts to the disaster preparedness budget, how prepared are we as we begin hurricane season? Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, and co-founder and president of Children's Health Fund, has the answer.

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Healthcare Passes: Changes Due for Little Patients?

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Senate has passed health care reform. Dr. Irwin Redlener, president of the Children's Health Fund and Professor at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, reflects on this moment and looks at what in the bill will affect children throughout the US. Plus, he provides an ...

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